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United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7068 / 52°42'24"N

Longitude: -2.7463 / 2°44'46"W

OS Eastings: 349671

OS Northings: 312386

OS Grid: SJ496123

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2JLF

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.S7F7

Plus Code: 9C4VP743+PF

Entry Name: United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456152

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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653-1/16/210 (East side)
United Reformed Church


Congregational church, now United Reformed church. Dated 1863.
By G Bidlake of Wolverhampton. Rusticated white stone with
white ashlar and red sandstone bands. Welsh slate roof. PLAN:
south-west tower and spire, nave and vestigial chancel.
EXTERIOR: high 2-stage tower, with short angle buttresses and
triple foiled lancet window over in high lower stage. Second
stage partly ashlar faced, with paired bell-chamber lights
with banded shafts. Brooch spire with lucarnes, finial and
weather cock. Deep moulding to stilted arched doorway
projecting in a steep vestigial gable in buttressed west wall
of nave. 5-light Decorated-style window over with simple
foiled circles. Nave of 5 bays with plate traceried windows of
2 lights in lower stage, 3 stepped lights in clerestory. The
bays are divided by buttresses. Coped east and west gables.
Short chancel with domestic windows in lower stage, plate
tracery above, and high lancet window in east wall.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Shropshire:
Harmondsworth: 1858-).

Listing NGR: SJ4967112386

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