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Former United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Oakhill, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2233 / 51°13'23"N

Longitude: -2.5306 / 2°31'50"W

OS Eastings: 363040

OS Northings: 147258

OS Grid: ST630472

Mapcode National: GBR MT.38NV

Mapcode Global: VH89V.3J02

Entry Name: Former United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 18 November 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266428

Location: Ashwick, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Ashwick

Built-Up Area: Oakhill

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET (South side)
5/36 Former United Reformed Church



Church. 1873 for John Spencer of Oakhill Brewery. Rough faced sandstone rubble, dressed quoins, slate roofs, crested ridges. Free geometric style, cruciform with angled transept ends and apsed "chancel"; belfry porch linked to North aisle; 3-bay aisled and clerestoried nave. Plate tracery, West window having 2-pairs of cusped lancets and foliated occuli, arcaded 5-light window in ovolo dado below. Doorway in c1300 style of 2-orders. Tower in 2-stages above with 2-pairs of ringing chamber lights, elaborate roof in 2-stages, separate clock storey, upper leaded spirlet with squat corner pinnacles. Principle feature of the interior is the galleried first floor of the chancel with vestry below.
Formerly Oakhill Congregational church, and nicknamed the "Little Cathedral".

Listing NGR: ST6304047258

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