UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1159380
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, CLAYPATH

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Location

Statutory Address:
UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, CLAYPATH

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 27565 42683

Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE CLAYPATH NZ 2742 NE (North side)

10/57 United Reformed Church

GV II

Congregational, now United Reformed, Church. 1885-6 by J.T. Gradon. Snecked sandstone with ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh slate roof with decorative red ridge tiles. Aligned north-south. Decorated style. Elaborate hinges to paired, 2-centred-arched doors on street front in moulded arches with central pink granite column. Dog-tooth moulding to arches and to quatrefoil window over, set in shallow gabled panel with fleur-de-lis finial. Large 5-light window above has head-stopped dripmould. 3 cusped lancets at left of door and one at right. At extreme right, tower of 4 stages has 2-centred-arched door facing forecourt and 2-light window facing street in first stage; upper stages have blind arrow slits and 3 small lancets beneath broaching of octagonal belfry. 2-light louvred belfry openings under frieze; stone belfry spire with decorated bands on gargoyled base. 6 lancets in north aisle; 7 roundels to clerestory. Piers, walls and gate in front: 2 square piers in front: broached to octagonal domed coping; cast iron lamp-holder finials. Dwarf wall linking baptistry and piers. Gothic-style iron gate at left to passage to rear. Rear has area railings of wrought iron with curved pointed heads. Interior: painted plaster with boarded dado; crocketed cast iron columns; stone- corbelled brackets supporting king- and queen-post roof. West gallery now part of inserted first floor. Crocketed capitals to nave arcades with delicate spandrels or iron circles. Gothic style wide pulpit at east.

Listing NGR: NZ2756542683

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
110105
Legacy System:
LBS

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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