CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH FORECOURT WALL AT CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1278935
Date first listed:
31-Jan-1974
Statutory Address:
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, COOMBE STREET
Statutory Address:
FORECOURT WALL AT CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, COOMBE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, COOMBE STREET
Statutory Address:
FORECOURT WALL AT CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, COOMBE STREET

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

District:
Dorset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Lyme Regis
National Grid Reference:
SY 34171 92278

Details

COOMBE STREET 1. 1357 (North East Side) 23.4.52. Congregational Church (Formerly listed as Congregational Chapel) - Forecourt wall at Congregational Church. SY 3492 1/2 GV 2. 1750 to 1755 by John Whitty, Minister and architect. Pebbledash cladding to walls of stone. Hipped slate roof. Coved and moulded cornice. Rusticated quoins. Front elevation 2-storeyed with 4 round-headed windows below and 3 oval openings above, 2 blocked. Round-headed doorway flanked by Doric pilasters with entablature over; panelled double doors. C19 addition at left hand end with gable end to front; rendered; circular window in centre above; below it, 6-panelled door with painted voussoir flanked to either side by a round-headed window. Contemporary fittings within. Forecourt walls: C18 and C19. Wall before chapel has rendered and pebbledash front to Coombe Street but has inner face of red and brown brick above a blue lias base; ashlar coping. Brick gate piers with moulded capping to centre and at ends; outer faces to Coombe Street clad in pebbledash. In centre, C19 gates; rails with fleur-de-lys finials rising alternately to 2 different heights. At left hand end, before C19 extension, a wall of regularly coursed stone rubble; rendered coping.

Nos 23 to 28 (consec) together with the Congregational Church and forecourt wall form a group.

Listing NGR: SY3417192278

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
404523
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.

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Date: 16 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10703/05
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