Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1127686

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1985



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Linton

National Grid Reference: TL 56023 46634


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TL 5646 LINTON HORN LANE (South-West Side)

16/175 No. 12 (United Reformed Church) (formerly 22.11.67 listed as Congregational GV II Chapel)

Chapel. 1818. Red brick with stucco to north elevation. Slate roofs. Single storey, rectangular plan with small apse to south with vestry possibly a later addition. North elevation: symmetrical, with three unequal bays divided by giant pilasters with moulded caps and round headed blind arches. Triple doorway in central bay with wooden pilasters and entablature, two double panelled doors with elliptical patterned glazing bars in rectangular fanlight flanked by two similar doors and fanlights. Round headed arched window with margin glazing bars above entrance. Two ground floor and two first floor sixteen-paned hung sash windows with segmental arches in outer bays. Interior: Lobby with two gallery staircases, and central entrances. Gallery on three sides supported by four slender square, panelled, wooden pillars, front, with applied decoration to panels, rounded at corners. Apse with moulded round arch springing from capitals with half dome ceiling housing the organ installed in 1827. Seating original, rostrum and pulpit late C19. Eight wall memorials include two with white marble ovals set on black marble plaques to John Taylor d.1786 and others by W. Haselgrove, and to Ann Brightwell d.1781 and others by J.P. Biggs. Black marble plaque in lobby to William Maling d.1720 and others. Clock by Dison of Linton. Edmund Taylor, tanner d.1804 left a pair of cottages in Horn Lane for a new meeting house built in 1818 at a cost of £1,000. It replaced the original chapel built in 1698, and which fronted the river.

R.C.H.M. Report 1951 V.C.H. Vol. VI, p103 Seaman-Turner. Non Conformity in Linton. 1976 Stevens, R L Linton Notes C.C. 1983

Listing NGR: TL5602346634


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Legacy System number: 51989

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1978), 103
Stevens, R L, Linton
Turner, S, Non Conformity in Linton, (1976)
Reports on Buildings in the Parishes of Babraham Great Abington Hildersham Linton Little Abington and Pampisford Cambridgeshire, (1951)

End of official listing