UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1351944
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, STOKE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, STOKE ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Babergh (District Authority)
Parish:
Nayland-with-Wissington
National Grid Reference:
TL 97601 34476

Details

THE FOLLOWING ITEM SHALL BE ADDED: STOKE ROAD 1. 5377 (south side) Nayland With Wissington TL 9734 27/721 United Reformed Church II GV

2. Nonconformist church. 1864 (datestone on facade). Early English style. Red brick with decorative bands and window arches of black brick. Stone copings. Plaintiled roof with crest tiles. Symmetrical facade to street (north). Parapet gable end with 3 trefoil-headed lancets and a large 3-light window above. At the apex is a small quarterfoil circular window. At basement level, behind spearhead iron railings, are 2 small-paned timber windows with 2-centre arched heads. Flanking porches with parapet gables, each with a pair of moulded doorways. Plank doors with ornate strap hinges. Above each pair of doorways is a trefoil circular window. From the side of each porch, low walls curve back and ramp down into the churchyard. Behind each porch is a short transept with hipped roof. East and west sides each have 3 2-light windows. Below these are 3-light small-paned timber windows with shallow-pointed relieving arches, lighting the basement. Transepts have a single lancet window at each level. To south a polygonal apse protrudes from the gable end, with a lower small-paned window and a small 2-centre arched upper window, both in timber. Interior: Boarded ceiling with partly-exposed roof trusses. Gallery at north end on 2 cast-iron columns. Opposite, a large arched opening to the apse. Each transept contains stairs to gallery and basement, with an arched doorway leading into the main internal space. Original benches, late C19 pulput, all of pitch pine. Said to have been built by the town's linen merchants, who used the basement for their meetings.

Listing NGR: TL9760134476

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
278692
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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