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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: 1111399



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

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brightlingsea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Apr-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 120185

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BRIGHTLINGSEA QUEEN STREET TM 0816-0916 8/58 New Church of Jerusalem

- II

Church. Circa 1867/68. Architect, E.C. Gosling, 44 Chancery Lane, London, Builder Mr. Lake of Brightlingsea at a cost of £1,150.00. Gault and red brick. Roof not visible from road. 2 storeys. Parapet. Moulded cornice follows through pilaster capitals. End pilasters. Of 3 bays. The central bay breaks forward with moulded open pediment raised above parapet and supported by pilasters. 1:2:1 round headed first floor windows, those to central bay with circular light over under a round headed recessed arch. Left and right segmental headed ground floor windows, all with diamond leaded glass and stained glass margins. Steps approach the central panelled double doors and round headed doorway, double side pilasters with moulded capitals, flat canopy over. Foundation stone laid by William Pickstone 1867. Swedenborg's writings attracted little attention until circa 1783, About 1809 Dr. Moses Fletcher, arrived in Brightlingsea to practice as a surgeon became a leading member of the New Church. On 15 August 1813 Mr. Arthur Munson was ordained the 19th New Church Minister and a church was built and opened at 18 New Street during 1814, the accommodation became inadequate for the numbers wishing to attend services and members were "kept at home systematically for want of room until this building was opened. Brightlingsea Society of the New Church 1813-1968 A.L. Wakelin, 1968.

Listing NGR: TM0862816882

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Wakelin, A L , Brightlingsea Society of the New Church 1813-1968, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TM 08628 16882


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