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Congregational Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0166 / 51°0'59"N

Longitude: -3.1023 / 3°6'8"W

OS Eastings: 322775

OS Northings: 124718

OS Grid: ST227247

Mapcode National: GBR M1.J7VM

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.F6N

Plus Code: 9C3R2V8X+M3

Entry Name: Congregational Church

Listing Date: 17 December 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269831

Location: Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Somerset West and Taunton

Town: Somerset West and Taunton

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Congregational Church
ST 2224 NE 9/231 17.12.73 Church


Set back from the east side of North Street and reached through gates along a wide
drive to the west front. Erected 1843 in C12 gothic style.
West front. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings. High gable to nave, divided
by corner buttresses with setoffs from the aisles with lean-to roofs. Glazed vesica
in apex of gable. Below are triple lancets with hoodmoulds set in echelon. Stringcourse.
A 2nd triplet of short lancets with hoodmoulds to ground floor. The aisle ends
have corner buttresses with pinnacles and oculi. Small gabled porches come forward
from the aisles, also with corner buttresses and pinnacles. Pointed archways with
wooden doors to entrances. The interior of the 4 bay aisled nave has openwork
wooden roofs above the clerestorey. Wooden glaalleries. To right of west front
is a 2-storey lean-to extension with single lancet to lst floor and pointed archway
below. Passageway leads through to Whirligig lane.

Listing NGR: ST2276624720

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

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