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Congregational Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Halstead, Essex

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Latitude: 51.944 / 51°56'38"N

Longitude: 0.6398 / 0°38'23"E

OS Eastings: 581538

OS Northings: 230570

OS Grid: TL815305

Mapcode National: GBR QJL.0L0

Mapcode Global: VHJJ6.1DMK

Entry Name: Congregational Church

Listing Date: 16 March 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113945

Location: Halstead, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Halstead

Built-Up Area: Halstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Halstead St Andrew with Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 8130 NE 2/129

Congregational Church


Built in 1865 in random dressed stone on a cruciform plan
with steep pitched grey slate roof. North front has 2 entrance
porches, with pitched roofs and 2 centred arches and moulded
jambs. Centre section has 2 small traceried windows at lower
level and large traceried window over. Prominent tower with
stone spire at south west corner. (The spire has been removed).

Interior is complete. Gallery on all sides with panelled
front, supported on cast iron columns. Thinner cast iron
columns above support five arch-braced roof and arcades.
At south (liturgical east) end moulded arch to organ chamber
with large organ over vestry with gothic screen behind the
rostrum. On the north gallery fromt a gothic bracket clock.
Rostrum reading desk and benches intact. Former Sunday School
in basement with cast iron columns supporting floor above.

Listing NGR: TL8153830570

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

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