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Latitude: 51.8606 / 51°51'38"N
Longitude: -2.2417 / 2°14'30"W
OS Eastings: 383451
OS Northings: 218028
OS Grid: SO834180
Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.B1R
Mapcode Global: VH94C.3H8J
Entry Name: Whitefield Memorial Presbyterian Church
Listing Date: 15 December 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245682
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472382
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Built-Up Area: Gloucester
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: St James and All Saints, Gloucester
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO8318SW PARK ROAD
844-1/12/236 (North side)
Whitefield Memorial Presbyterian
Presbyterian church. 1871. By Medland and Son. Yellow brick
with decorative bands and diaper panels of red and brown
brick, stone dressings, tiled roofs with decorative ridge
tiles. Eclectic Gothic style. Aisled nave of six bays with a
single end-gable roof, tower at the north-west corner with
pyramidal tiled roof replacing original ashlar spire; a lower
and narrower gabled bay at the east end.
EXTERIOR: tower with entrance doorway on the north side set
into shallow porch with gabled arch; west front with double
central entrance doorway approached by a flight of stone steps
and set in a shallow porch with a stone gabled arch supported
on stone columns with foliated capitals; over the doorways a
sculpted stone tympanum showing George Whitefield preaching to
congregation and inscribed on the trumeau "The love of Christ
constrains me to lift up my heart like a trumpet". Above the
doorway and a moulded stone sill band are three stepped
windows with moulded brick arches: the central window of
three-lights and the side windows of two lights all with
foiled Decorated tracery in stone.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A good example of a non-conformist church designed in a
vigorous and eclectic style, by a noteworthy firm of local
(BOE: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale and The Forest of
Dean: London: 1976-: 239).
Listing NGR: SO8345118028
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