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Latitude: 51.0797 / 51°4'46"N
Longitude: -4.0605 / 4°3'37"W
OS Eastings: 255759
OS Northings: 133169
OS Grid: SS557331
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DC4S
Mapcode Global: FRA 26C8.KWT
Entry Name: Former United Reform Church
Listing Date: 31 August 1988
Last Amended: 29 September 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385120
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485582
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Barnstaple
Built-Up Area: Barnstaple
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Barnstaple St Peter and St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS5533SE CROSS STREET
684-1/7/110 (South side)
31/08/88 Former United Reform Church
(Formerly Listed as:
United Reformed Church)
Congregational church. 1870. By RD Gould and Son, designed in
the `Middle Pointed Style'. Squared slatestone rubble with
detail in limestone and local stone; rear wall partly of red
brick. Slated roofs with red crested ridge tiles.
5-window range in 2 stages, with emphasis on the left-hand
bay. Ground storey has 3 small segmental-headed, traceried
windows flanked by a doorway at either end. Larger, left-hand
doorway has moulded, enriched 2-centred arch enclosed within a
steeply-pitched, gabled hood springing from short columns,
which in turn rest on moulded imposts; the hood is decorated
with crockets and a finial. The doorway is subdivided by a
pillar, upon which sits an angel bearing a scroll inscribed
`Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord of Hosts'. Upper storey has
tall, pointed traceried windows, each one set under a gable.
Left-hand window is of 4 lights, the remainder 2 lights, these
4 windows also have finials on the gables above them. Rear
wall also contains traceried windows. INTERIOR: altered.
(Gardiner WF: Barnstaple, 1837-1897: 1897-: 99).
Listing NGR: SS5575933169
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