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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1102418



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bishop's Stortford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160981

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List entry Description

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1. WATER LANE (South-West Side)

United Reformed Church TL 4821 NE: 1/89


2. 1860 by Poulton and Woodman. Formerly a Congregation Church. Yellow stock brick with Bath stone dressings. Slate roof. Two storeys. Romanesque style with Italianate details. Double apse plan, south front with 2 projecting towers, pierced parapets on top, flanking single storey 3-arched loggia with similar parapet. Rusticated arches on loggia and tower ground floors, the latter with stone plate tracery. Continuous triplets of round-headed lancets on ground and first floors of main block. Interior has segmental roof with plain cast iron beams. Double galleries around 3 sides, lower one on spiralled cast iron columns, upper one on wrought iron brackets and with elaborate cast iron balcony. Large organ and pulpit in centre north side. Imposing building in open area east of North Street. (Pevsner 2nd Ed Rev (1977) 102).

Listing NGR: TL4875421536

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 102

National Grid Reference: TL 48754 21536


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