Record Details

NHER Number:46376
Type of record:Building
Name:United Reformed Church, Earl's Street

Summary

The United Reformed church was originally built as a congregational chapel in 1817. It is built from flint with gault brick dressings and a gault brick facade. The central stained-glass window is flanked either side by a recessed panelled door under round arches with fanlights. Inside, the west gallery was added in 1843 with the timber posts of the balcony blocked-off in 1968 to form a first-floor meeting room.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 87212 83131
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1951. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"United Reform church, built as a congregational chapel in 1817. Flint with gault brick dressings and gault brick façade. Roof of black-glazed pantiles. Two storeys in three bays. Central stained-glass window flanked either side by a recessed six-panelled door under round arches with six-vaned fanlights."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 28 August 2006. Amended E. McDonald (HES), 8 November 2019.

December 1993. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
"Forecourt walls. 1817. Flint with gault brick piers and coping. Pair of wrought-iron gates with square-section verticals and renewed swept top rails. Overthrow between piers."
Information from (S2).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S2) for the current listing details.
Amended E. McDonald (HES), 8 November 2019.

See (S3) for further details.
M . Langham-Lopez (HES), 29 November 2012.

Monument Types

  • CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL (19th Century to 21st Century - 1817 AD to 2100 AD)
  • NONCONFORMIST CHAPEL (19th Century to 21st Century - 1817 AD to 2100 AD)
  • UNITED REFORMED CHURCH (Late 20th Century to 21st Century - 1972 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 704; Pl 97.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1207646.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1366062.
<S3>Monograph: Stell, C.. 2002. Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-houses in Eastern England. p 273.

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