WALKERN FREE CHURCH (UNITED REFORMED METHODIST)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1308152

Date first listed: 31-May-1984

Statutory Address: WALKERN FREE CHURCH (UNITED REFORMED METHODIST), HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WALKERN FREE CHURCH (UNITED REFORMED METHODIST), HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Walkern

National Grid Reference: TL 29046 26574

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TL 22 NE WALKERN HIGH STREET (east side)

1/4 Walkern Free Church (United Reformed - Methodist)

GV II

Chapel. 1811, as a Congregational chapel (VCH (1912) 158). Stucco on brick, lined as ashlar. Slate roofs. Ogee cusped wooden bargeboards to main roof. A small rectangular chapel orientated E-W, set back some distance from the road, surrounded by its graveyard. Entrance in the middle of the W end. Lower gabled vestry with external gable chimney projects at SE, entered from W. The W front has a round-headed cast-iron framed window with small panes set above the central rectangular recessed entrance. Fluted surround to door with lozenge-decorated corner blocks, and small rectangular fanlight between shaped brackets supporting the flat hood. Panelled door renewed. Pointed large cast iron windows with margin lights and small panes, one in each side and 2 at E end framing the pine pulpit-back with similar pointed arch. Pine dado and bench seating in simple interior. Vestry has a 4-panel flush-beaded door and a smaller cast iron pointed window to the right, with lattice panes and margin lights. A little-changed early C19 village chapel.

Listing NGR: TL2905126572

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 159678

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, A, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1912), 158

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