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PROVIDENCE UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

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: PROVIDENCE UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

List entry Number: 1133977

Location

PROVIDENCE UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, HUDDERSFIELD ROAD

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

County:

District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338471

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ELLAND HUDDERSFIELD ROAD SE 110209 (north side) 2/47 Providence United Reformed Church 29.4.82 II

Built 1822 as congregational town chapel. Pediment gabled, galleried, but with the front appearing as one main storey with the 2 storeys expressed on the side elevation over a basement (falling ground). Carefully designed 3 bay elevation of thin hammer faced stone 'bricks'. The wall plane is slightly recessed each end creating a 'quoin pilaster', and in the centre as a round arched panel reaching up with the pediment gable and containing the entrance. A thin ashlar band course defines the pediment and is carried in over central recess and extended out as capping to simple coved kneelers above the 'quoin pilaster' recesses. In the head of the central recess arch is a blocked oculus and above a delicately lettered ashlar date plaque. 3 round arched high set windows with squared jambs, the central window rising directly from the Greek Doric columned porch. The latter has its blocking course raised in central and terminal dies. Two leaf fielded panel door in squared surround. On side elevations round arched squared jamb windows, 3 high set to gallery in centre, 2 full height ones each end, those to west lighting stairs. Interior retains original gallery on cast iron column and box pews. Organ loft with gallery front returned and good pulpit. The chapel is set back with small forecourt paved with early C19 tombstones.

Listing NGR: SE1099921002

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National Grid Reference: SE 10999 21002

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