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Former United Reform Church

A Grade II Listed Building in South Petherton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9485 / 50°56'54"N

Longitude: -2.8067 / 2°48'24"W

OS Eastings: 343423

OS Northings: 116872

OS Grid: ST434168

Mapcode National: GBR MF.NJQV

Mapcode Global: FRA 560L.NCX

Entry Name: Former United Reform Church

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345893

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264235

Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: South Petherton

Built-Up Area: South Petherton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

Former United Reform Church


Former church, now used as public hall. 1863. Ham stone, cut, squared and boasted, ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof to steep pitch between coped gables with finials. Single-storey, 6 bays x 3 bays. West gable front of 3 bays, with
pairs of corner buttresses and between-bay buttresses, all with finials, the inner pair having steeplets as finials: to bays 1 and 3 cusped lancet windows, and to bay 2 a 5-light Decorated style traceried window without label, rather thin tracery, above which is set a trefoil louvred vent; below is a pointed-arched doorway protected by open pitched-roof porch with C14 style outer archway with label. Side elevations have corner and bay buttresses; 2-light
simple-tranceried windows, that to western bay having its cill at springing level, with pitched roofed gabled dormers over each window. Single-bay gabled extension to east end, set lower, with further extension against east side of this, having a cusped lancet window and pointed arched doorway, with trefoil light over. Interior not accessible - in process of conversion into public hall in April 1986, apparently with very little alteration to interior. Presbytrian meetings began in South Petherton about 1663. A chapel was built on part of the present site in 1775. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4341916865

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