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Church of St Andrew (United Reform) and Church Hall Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8966 / 51°53'47"N

Longitude: -2.0815 / 2°4'53"W

OS Eastings: 394485

OS Northings: 222009

OS Grid: SO944220

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.2JR

Mapcode Global: VH947.VLYF

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew (United Reform) and Church Hall Adjoining

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475279

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9422NW MONTPELLIER STREET
630-1/12/544 (West side)
14/12/83 Church of St Andrew (United Reform)
and Church Hall adjoining

GV II

Church and church hall. 1885-6. For the Congregation from
'Cheltenham Chapel' (Presbyterian). Architect, Thomas Arnold;
builder, William Jones. Rusticated stone with plain tile roof;
interior of gault brick with ashlar and red brick dressings.
Gothic Revival in Early English style with plate tracery.
PLAN: 3-bay nave with transepts, 1-shallow-bay chancel and
3-stage, north-west tower with octagonal spire.
EXTERIOR: nave has 2-light windows with Decorated-type tracery
to heads. Gabled roof dormers. Transepts have 2 cusped lights
and rose window to gable. Entrance to west end: steps to
double, panelled doors with tooled frieze and carved foliage
in tympanum within surround with 2 orders of arches on slender
columns with foliate caps. To wither side at west end are
single lights with quatrefoils to heads, to next stage a
4-light, pointed window and quatrefoil at apex of gable. Tower
breaks forwards, buttresses with off-sets; pair of windows at
ground floor, first stage has cusped light, 2-light window to
second stage and quatrefoil above.
Church hall across east end of Church has two 2-light lancet
windows and entrance, panelled double doors in surround with
one order of arches.
INTERIOR: aisleless nave and chancel. Balcony to west end has
pierced parapet. Pointed double-chamfered chancel arch on
corbel columns with foliate capitals. Hammer-beam roof with
decorated arch braces. West gallery with a pierced front.
White marble tablets, by DA Bond and Lewis of Cheltenham.
Church hall: simple roof on pilasters with carved capitals.
The Church spire makes a good contribution to the townscape of
the area and forms an eye-catcher for Queen's Circus (qv).
(RCHME: Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-Houses:
Gloucestershire: London: 1986-: 78; Sladen T: Notes: 1995-).


Listing NGR: SO9448121997

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