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United Reformed Church Hall and Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7785 / 54°46'42"N

Longitude: -1.5729 / 1°34'22"W

OS Eastings: 427567

OS Northings: 542703

OS Grid: NZ275427

Mapcode National: GBR KFG5.8T

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.T552

Plus Code: 9C6WQCHG+9R

Entry Name: United Reformed Church Hall and Offices

Listing Date: 30 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110106

ID on this website: 101120681

Location: The Sands, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 2742 NE (North side)

United Reformed Church
10/58 hall and offices (formerly
30.4.71 listed as Claypath Chapel)


Presbyterian church, later successively Independent and Congregational. 1751.
Dark red brick with sandstone plinth and rendered ashlar dressings: roof of
concrete tiles. 2 storeys, 2 bays and small one-storey porch at left to basement.
Wide steps up to renewed central door, flanked by round-headed sashes with glazing
bars in round brick arches and with projecting stone sills. Smaller windows above
of same type and small rectangular perforated iron ventilator in gable peak. Left
return has 3 large round-headed windows of same type. Interior shows ground floor
offices and vestry with some fielded panelling; beaded panelling in entrance hall;
front stair has turned newel with urn-shaped finial, grip handrail, fat square
balusters on first flight; rear spiral stair by St. Pancras Ironwork Co., London,
in Gothic-style cast iron. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2756742703

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