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Latitude: 51.5523 / 51°33'8"N
Longitude: -0.0519 / 0°3'6"W
OS Eastings: 535159
OS Northings: 185508
OS Grid: TQ351855
Mapcode National: GBR J6.X5S
Mapcode Global: VHGQV.17WV
Entry Name: United Reformed Church
Listing Date: 7 May 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265632
English Heritage Legacy ID: 424399
Location: Hackney, London, E5
Electoral Ward/Division: Lea Bridge
Built-Up Area: Hackney
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St John at Hackney
Church of England Diocese: London
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/10/2012
TQ 3585 20/337
LOWER CLAPTON ROAD E5
United Reformed Church
1869-71 by H Fuller. Large 2-storey building of ashlar stonework in Italian style with round-arched windows and much arcading. Wide, rounded west end with projecting ground floor and balustraded parapet. 4-stage octagonal towers, with conical slated roofs, flank the east end: and 2 similar smaller towers flank the western curve. 4 flights of steps radiate from curve and towers. 4-bay returns have full height arcading. Raised attic with round windows.
Interior with continuous gallery to 3 sides supported on cast iron columns, which also support an upper tier of taller columns rising to a continuous cast iron arcade with openwork cast iron spandrels. Round headed archway with Corinthian columns to east end. Contemporary pulpit with double flight of stairs, organ and organ case to east end and timber pews.
The United Reformed Church and the Sunday School form a group with No 1A Glenarm Road.
Listing NGR: TQ3515985508
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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