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Embleton United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Embleton, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4966 / 55°29'47"N

Longitude: -1.6347 / 1°38'5"W

OS Eastings: 423174

OS Northings: 622593

OS Grid: NU231225

Mapcode National: GBR K40W.WG

Mapcode Global: WHC16.V3QK

Entry Name: Embleton United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236970

Location: Embleton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Embleton

Built-Up Area: Embleton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Embleton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(South side)

14/80 Embleton United
Reformed Church


Presbyterian Church, dated 1833, altered c.1920. West front squared and
coursed whinstone blocks, other elevations whinstone rubble, with raised whin
quoins and dressings, rendered and pebbledashed; cut sandstone sills, lintels
and gable copings. Welsh slate roof.

West front 4 bays. Centre bays have tall pointed windows with wood Y-tracery,
each light holding a Gothick-headed 16-pane sash; roundel above and between
with date. Right end bay has a 12-pane Gothick sash under a pointed arch,
with a similar blocked window above; left end bay has a gabled porch of c.1920
with flush-panelled double doors in bolection-moulded surround on the left
return; on front a small window with slit above, under coped gable, on moulded
kneelers, with ball finial; above the porch is another blocked pointed window.
Coped gables with moulded kneelers. At right end a small single-storey
extension with a 9-pane sash window.

2-bay left return, to street, shows 12-pane sashes in left bay; right bay
has similar blocked window (now holding noticeboard) under Diocletian window
of c.1920. 3-bay rear elevation shows 16-pane sashes and flush-panelled door
with 4-pane overlight.

Interior remodelled c.1920, when side parts of gallery removed and rear part,
carried on two cast-iron columns on stepped ashlar bases, converted to
separate upper hall.

Listing NGR: NU2317422593

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

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