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Congregational Church forecourt Wall at Congregational Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Lyme Regis, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7264 / 50°43'34"N

Longitude: -2.934 / 2°56'2"W

OS Eastings: 334171

OS Northings: 92278

OS Grid: SY341922

Mapcode National: GBR PJ.CRH5

Mapcode Global: FRA 47R5.0T4

Plus Code: 9C2VP3G8+H9

Entry Name: Congregational Church forecourt Wall at Congregational Church

Listing Date: 31 January 1974

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404523

Location: Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Lyme Regis

Built-Up Area: Lyme Regis

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Lyme Regis St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

COOMBE STREET
1.
1357
(North East Side)
23.4.52. Congregational Church
(Formerly listed as Congregational
Chapel)
- Forecourt wall at Congregational
Church.
SY 3492 1/2
GV
2.
1750 to 1755 by John Whitty, Minister and architect. Pebbledash cladding to
walls of stone. Hipped slate roof. Coved and moulded cornice. Rusticated quoins.
Front elevation 2-storeyed with 4 round-headed windows below and 3 oval openings
above, 2 blocked. Round-headed doorway flanked by Doric pilasters with entablature
over; panelled double doors. C19 addition at left hand end with gable end to
front; rendered; circular window in centre above; below it, 6-panelled door with
painted voussoir flanked to either side by a round-headed window. Contemporary
fittings within.
Forecourt walls: C18 and C19. Wall before chapel has rendered and pebbledash
front to Coombe Street but has inner face of red and brown brick above a blue
lias base; ashlar coping. Brick gate piers with moulded capping to centre and
at ends; outer faces to Coombe Street clad in pebbledash. In centre, C19 gates;
rails with fleur-de-lys finials rising alternately to 2 different heights. At
left hand end, before C19 extension, a wall of regularly coursed stone rubble;
rendered coping.

Nos 23 to 28 (consec) together with the Congregational Church and forecourt wall
form a group.


Listing NGR: SY3417192278

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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