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

Buckinghamshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 69597 33865



SP6933 WELL STREET 879-1/6/151 (West side) 13/10/52 No.3


Formerly known as: No.3 Meeting House of Plymouth Brethren WELL STREET. Nonconformist chapel, formerly meeting house, now garage. Built 1726, enlarged early C19 and altered C20. Red brick in Flemish bond with limestone dressings to front, body of coursed limestone rubble, and hipped plain-tile roofs concealed by parapet to front. Rectangular plan. 2-storey, 3-window front. Wide central C20 garage entrance with double-leaf doors, flanked by windows with round-arched heads and raised stone surrounds with imposts. Small, leaded panes to heads in fanlight pattern. C20 three-light window below stepped stone sill of window to left. Sill of window to right has been cut by C20 glazed door, approached by 3 stone steps. Windows to 1st floor have small, leaded panes, raised stone surrounds with segmental-arched heads with key blocks and stepped stone sills. Partly rendered coursed squared limestone plinth. Central bay breaks forward slightly and has stepped stone 1st-floor string course; full-height brick pilaster strips either end. Hollow-chamfered stone cornice and stone-coped parapet. INTERIOR: now divided horizontally with floor incorporating remains of gallery round 3 sides. Early C19 former gallery staircases to front corners. Roof structure of original core survives complete. Front was brought forward 10ft in early C19 alterations, probably reusing earlier dressings in new front. Built for a Presbyterian, afterwards Independent congregation formed c1700. Last used as a meeting house by Plymouth Brethren who met on upper floor. (RCHME: Stell C: Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels & Meeting-houses in C England: HMSO London: 1986-: 6).

Listing NGR: SP6959533865


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An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in Central England, (1986), 6


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

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Date: 22 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/09534/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stewart Martin Shaw. Source Historic England Archive
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