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UNITED REFORM CHURCH INCLUDING ATTACHED SUNDAY SCHOOLS, RAILINGS TO WEST WING OF CHURCH BUILDING

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.

Name: UNITED REFORM CHURCH INCLUDING ATTACHED SUNDAY SCHOOLS, RAILINGS TO WEST WING OF CHURCH BUILDING

List entry Number: 1110084

Location

UNITED REFORM CHURCH INCLUDING ATTACHED SUNDAY SCHOOLS, RAILINGS TO WEST WING OF CHURCH BUILDING, MILLHAMS STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: Christchurch

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Jan-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101552

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MILLHAMS STREET (North East Side), United Reform Church including attached Sunday Schools, Railings to west wing of church building

(Formerly listed as United Reform Church including attached Sunday Schools, Railway to west wing of church building)

22.1.74.

II GV

Originally Congregational 1866-7 almost certainly by Kemp-Welch and Pinder. Sizeable church of Gothic outline, but mixed Romanesque and Cinquecento detail buff brick with stone dressings. Tall slender steeple, dominant accent in town' skyline at ritual north-west (actual south-west); round-arched doorway, 2 light Cinquecento window, then group of 3 portholes with 'quasi-tiled' roof of stone to cornice, then recessed belfry stage with triplet round-arched windows under clock; splayed pyramid spire of patterned 2-tone slates, with weathervane finial. Ritual west front with double arched entrance in low gabled porch; pink stone colonnettes foliage capitals vermiculated keystones. 4-light round-arched window over, with tracery of roundels (1 cusped); Lombard frieze to gable, 2 storey side elevations, lower windows with shouldered flat-arched lights under segmental relieving arch and foliage tympanum, upper windows 2-light Cinquecento under cross gables. Roof of patterned two-tone slates. Similar elevation and roof to Sunday Schools and recessed western wing of church. Ornamental iron railing to street boundary of recessed west wing of church.

The United Reform Church with its attached Sunday Schools and graveyards on both sides of the street forms a group with The Cottage and with Nos 4 and 5.

Listing NGR: SZ1585392832

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National Grid Reference: SZ 15853 92832

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