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Castle Hill United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0816 / 52°4'53"N

Longitude: 1.1399 / 1°8'23"E

OS Eastings: 615242

OS Northings: 247237

OS Grid: TM152472

Mapcode National: GBR TMH.F1H

Mapcode Global: VHLBL.QY03

Plus Code: 9F4334JQ+JX

Entry Name: Castle Hill United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 25 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470613

Location: Whitton, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1

County: Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Whitton

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Whitton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 14 NE

Castle Hill United Reformed Church


Built as Congregational church. 1955-56. Johns, Slater and Haward. Yellow brick, precast concrete, painted glass, steeply pitched asbestos cement-covered roof. Rectangular, main space with communion table at east end in projecting sanctuary and small stage to west end. Projecting entrance to south west beneath folded slab roof.~ The church is dominated by its steeply pitched zig-zag roof, which descends and then rises to north and south to form aisles without piers. Walls to north and south formed as a pattern of squares on the diagonal in precast concrete, filled with painted glass and perspex in blue and yellow. Continuous long top light to ridge of roof. Internally, unpainted precast concrete rafters and purlins are prominent features. At east and west end, the concrete frame rises to form a straight-sided pointed arch, above sanctuary and stage. A cross is set in the east wall, described in red perspex. A good example of a non-conformist church of the period. (prefabrication: March 1957: 208-221).

Listing NGR: TM1524247237

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

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