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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: 1120956



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109376

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CHESTER-LE-STREET LOW CHARE NZ 25 SE (South side) 4/30 United Reformed Church II

Former Bethel Congregational Chapel,now United Reformed Church. 1814, remodelled 1860 (plaque on front). Squared stone front, rendered returns and rear, Welsh slate roof. Small rectangular-plan chapel.

Gabled front has low plinth. Central pair of doors and plain fanlight in round-arched surround with panelled jambs, impost blocks, archivolt and keystone. Plaque above door, inscribed BETHEL, is flanked by round-arched windows in similar surrounds with replaced 16-pane sashes and radial-glazed heads. Large oculus above, with radial glazing, is flanked by 2 panels inscribed REMODELLED and 1860. Small louvred oculus in gable. Narrow semi-octagonal apse, flanked by large round-arched windows, on rear.

Interior has curved, panelled balcony on thin iron columns.

Listing NGR: NZ2750651384

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27506 51384


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