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Yardley Hastings United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Yardley Hastings, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.205 / 52°12'17"N

Longitude: -0.7364 / 0°44'11"W

OS Eastings: 486447

OS Northings: 257055

OS Grid: SP864570

Mapcode National: GBR CY6.LNL

Mapcode Global: VHDS8.6V11

Plus Code: 9C4X6737+XC

Entry Name: Yardley Hastings United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235571

ID on this website: 101293748

Location: Yardley Hastings, West Northamptonshire, NN7

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Yardley Hastings

Built-Up Area: Yardley Hastings

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Yardley Hastings St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SP8657 (West side)
17/171 Yardley Hastings United Reform


Nonconformist chapel. Built 1813, extended mid C19. Coursed squared limestone,
slate roof. Single cell plan. 2-storey, 4-window range. 2 central bays break
forward slightly and have 2-light casement windows to ground floor with
segmental-arched heads. C20 doors to far left and right with plain pilastered
wood surrounds and entablatures. Doors and windows above are set in shallow
recesses with round-arched heads. 2-light casement windows to 1st floor with
round-arched heads. Segmental and round-headed arches are of contrasting grey
sandstone and all have key blocks. Pedimented gable with central keyed oculus. A
rectangular railed enclosure projects to centre; cast-iron railings with spear
finials and urn finials to standards. County fire insurance plaque to 1st floor
centre. Plaque between 1st floor centre windows with hood mould inscribed Built
1718/Destroyed by Fire/March 1813/Rebuilt and Enlarged/By Public/Subscription
1813. Long recessed panel above 1st floor windows bearing inscription YARDLEY
CHAPEL. 2-storey, 3-window red brick extension to right with side door. Fine
interior with galleries to 3 sides. Galleries have panelled fronts. Central
panel of gallery to entrance end breaks forward and bears clock face. The
galleries are supported by slender cast-iron columns with simple Ionic-style
capitals. Deep coved plaster ceiling. Later C19 pitch-pine pews and pulpit.
First floor room of extension, formerly Sunday School can be opened out to
gallery adjacent by shuttered partition to wall between, which is supported by
pair of painted stone or cast-iron baseless Doric columns. Originally a
Congregational Chapel founded 1672.
(Buildings of England: Northanptonshirei 1973, p471)

Listing NGR: SP8644757055

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