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© Mr Duncan Miller

IoE Number: 404523
Photographer: Mr Duncan Miller
Date Photographed: 16 April 2003
Date listed: 31 January 1974
Date of last amendment: 31 January 1974
Grade I

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COOMBE STREET1357(North East Side)23.4.52.Congregational Church(Formerly listed as Congregational

COOMBE STREET 1. 1357 (North East Side) 23.4.52. Congregational Church (Formerly listed as Congregational Chapel) - Forecourt wall at Congregational Church. SY 3492 1/2 GV 2. 1750 to 1755 by John Whitty, Minister and architect. Pebbledash cladding to walls of stone. Hipped slate roof. Coved and moulded cornice. Rusticated quoins. Front elevation 2-storeyed with 4 round-headed windows below and 3 oval openings above, 2 blocked. Round-headed doorway flanked by Doric pilasters with entablature over; panelled double doors. C19 addition at left hand end with gable end to front; rendered; circular window in centre above; below it, 6-panelled door with painted voussoir flanked to either side by a round-headed window. Contemporary fittings within. Forecourt walls: C18 and C19. Wall before chapel has rendered and pebbledash front to Coombe Street but has inner face of red and brown brick above a blue lias base; ashlar coping. Brick gate piers with moulded capping to centre and at ends; outer faces to Coombe Street clad in pebbledash. In centre, C19 gates; rails with fleur-de-lys finials rising alternately to 2 different heights. At left hand end, before C19 extension, a wall of regularly coursed stone rubble; rendered coping. Nos 23 to 28 (consec) together with the Congregational Church and forecourt wall form a group.

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