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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
Entry Name: United Reformed Church
Listing Date: 17 November 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247028
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456152
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3
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
SJ4912SE COLEHAM HEAD
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:
Listing NGR: SJ4967112386
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