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United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Chester-le-Street, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8565 / 54°51'23"N

Longitude: -1.5731 / 1°34'23"W

OS Eastings: 427506

OS Northings: 551384

OS Grid: NZ275513

Mapcode National: GBR KDG8.7W

Mapcode Global: WHC4B.T638

Entry Name: United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109376

Location: County Durham, DH3

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester-le-Street East

Built-Up Area: Chester-le-Street

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Chester-le-Street

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 25 SE
(South side)
4/30 United Reformed

Former Bethel Congregational Chapel,now United Reformed Church. 1814, remodelled
1860 (plaque on front). Squared stone front, rendered returns and rear, Welsh
slate roof. Small rectangular-plan chapel.

Gabled front has low plinth. Central pair of doors and plain fanlight in
round-arched surround with panelled jambs, impost blocks, archivolt and keystone.
Plaque above door, inscribed BETHEL, is flanked by round-arched windows in
similar surrounds with replaced 16-pane sashes and radial-glazed heads. Large
oculus above, with radial glazing, is flanked by 2 panels inscribed REMODELLED
and 1860. Small louvred oculus in gable. Narrow semi-octagonal apse, flanked
by large round-arched windows, on rear.

Interior has curved, panelled balcony on thin iron columns.

Listing NGR: NZ2750651384

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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