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United Reformed Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Market Harborough, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4806 / 52°28'50"N

Longitude: -0.9233 / 0°55'23"W

OS Eastings: 473219

OS Northings: 287513

OS Grid: SP732875

Mapcode National: GBR BSB.FDG

Mapcode Global: VHDQS.YX76

Plus Code: 9C4XF3JG+7M

Entry Name: United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 25 July 1952

Last Amended: 19 September 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189680

Location: Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Market Harborough-Great Bowden and Arden

Built-Up Area: Market Harborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Market Harborough St Dionysius

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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(East Side)
United Reformed Church
(formerly listed as the
Congregational Church)
SP 7387 1/31 25.7.52.

1844. Architect William Flint of Leicester. Recessed behind church yard. Gault
brick with stone dressings and rusticated quoins. Painted modillion cornice and
parapet with centre panel crowned by moulded scroll ornament and inscribed "Independent
Chapel". 2 storeys. 5 windows, the centre 3 uppers divided by engaged Corinthian
columns and flanked by Corinthian pilasters. Round-arched windows. Ground floor
ham tetrastyle portico with Greek Ionic columns in antis. 6 stone steps. Painted
entablature above with dentil cornice. Ground floor windows have shaped frames
and pediments. All windows, sashes with glazing bars and moulded painted architraves.
Facade to Bowden Lane, 6 windows, those of 1st floor round-arched with band between
floors and at 1st floor impost height. Interior: Panelled balcony curved round
3 sides of church supported on long scrolled brackets with low relief curving and
columns with composite capitals and fluted shafts on tall polygonal plinths. Moulded
arch at east end with modillion cornice and pilasters over organ and pulpit. 6-panelled

Listing NGR: SP7321987513

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