LONGHAM UNITED REFORM CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154311
Date first listed:
03-Dec-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
LONGHAM UNITED REFORM CHURCH, HAMPRESTON ROAD
Statutory Address:
LONGHAM UNITED REFORM CHURCH, RINGWOOD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
LONGHAM UNITED REFORM CHURCH, HAMPRESTON ROAD
Statutory Address:
LONGHAM UNITED REFORM CHURCH, RINGWOOD ROAD

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

County:
Dorset
District:
East Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Ferndown Town
National Grid Reference:
SZ 06638 98561

Details

HAMPRESTON HAMPRESTON ROAD (North) SZ 09 NE RINGWOOD ROAD (West) 12/26 Longham United Reform Church.(formerly 3.12.74 listed as Congregational Chapel) - II

Church. 1841. Walls of 'white' brickwork in Flemish bond, with yellow brick rubbed arches, dressings of Portland stone and some stucco. Slate roof. Five bay rectangular block, each with a thin pilaster and round-headed window in an arched recess, with moulded caps to pilasters and impost blocks, stone cills with panel below, above and continuous stone band; the pilasters have a plain plinth and support a plain deep eaves band. The south front has a pediment gable, and the pilasters at each side have an Ionic Order, with stone moulded cornice and architrave band, and a moulded base. The upper windows are round-headed (the centre wider) and fit within recessed panels, which also accommodate smaller rectangular lights at the ground floor (at each side). The central entrance is a Tuscan porch, with brick pilasters and plain stone columns, resting on three steps; the doorway has an architrave and coupled doors, each of four panels. Above the gable rises a slender bell turret, with a square base, octagonal panelled middle stage (with a clock), an octagonal upper stage recessed behind columns (of a Doric Order), the top being crowned with a slim octagonal copper-covered spire. Inside, there is a (south) gallery. RCHM

Listing NGR: SZ0663898561

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
107652
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 07 Aug 1999
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