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United Reformed Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hackney, Hackney

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XHW2X+W6

Entry Name: United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 7 May 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424399

Location: Lea Bridge, Hackney, London, E5

County: Hackney

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

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/10/2012

TQ 3585 20/337

(South-East Side)
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

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