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Latitude: 51.7988 / 51°47'55"N
Longitude: 0.6381 / 0°38'17"E
OS Eastings: 582002
OS Northings: 214421
OS Grid: TL820144
Mapcode National: GBR QLB.05D
Mapcode Global: VHJJZ.01PV
Entry Name: Witham United Reformed Church
Listing Date: 11 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122574
English Heritage Legacy ID: 113619
Location: Witham, Braintree, Essex, CM8
Civil Parish: Witham
Built-Up Area: Witham
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Witham St Nicolas
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
Witham United Reformed
TL 8114 2/125
Non-conformist church, 1840. Red brick with grey brick pedimented
facade, stucco dressings and grey slate roof. Rear range has grey
brick pilasters and dressings. 2 storeys and 1. storey, 1;3;1;
window range centre front breaks forward with moulded entablature
and Tuscan pilasters. Outer first floor windows are tapered to top
in Egyptial style with stucco moulded heads and glazing bars.Cen-
-tral are 3 tall windows with semi-circular heads and glazing bars.
Ground floor has 3 rectangular lights ,with flanking pairs of
double doors,each panelled with bolection mouldings and with rec-
-tangular fanlights in stucco surround. Small rectangular ventila-
-tor in centre of pediment with stucco surround. Reduced in Egyp-
tian manner. Internally the original arrangement survives with
hall and meeting room at the rear. "U" plan first floor gallery
on iron columns, raised and fielded wooden balcony panels with
paterae, cut back 1985 to accomodate concrete staircase.Yorkstone
angle staircases removed. Many original and some late C19 fittings.
Organ case and cast end fittings temporarily removed.
Listing NGR: TL8200214421
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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