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Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Lymington, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.7592 / 50°45'32"N

Longitude: -1.5423 / 1°32'32"W

OS Eastings: 432377

OS Northings: 95606

OS Grid: SZ323956

Mapcode National: GBR 783.6X4

Mapcode Global: FRA 77N2.NYR

Entry Name: Baptist Church

Listing Date: 8 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468985

Location: Lymington and Pennington, New Forest, Hampshire, SO41

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest

Civil Parish: Lymington and Pennington

Built-Up Area: Lymington

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Lymington St Thomas the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


693/1/10008 Baptist Church


Baptist chapel. 1834; with C20 alterations. Rendered brick. Slate roof with gabled ends. PLAN: Auditorium with gallery at west end and on north and south sides. Entrance at west end into vestibule under gallery. Basement originally contained school. EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 1:3:1 bay west front, centre three bays project with a pedimented tetrastyle portico with Ionic half-columns on the first floor and occulus in the tympanum; round-headed windows with multi-pane cast-iron frames; central round-headed doorway with large C20 glazed porch. Band at first floor level, continued around 3-bay sides, which have round-headed gallery windows and straight-headed windows below, all with cast-iron frames with small opening centre lights. On north side, doorway to basement with flush-panel double doors. Rear [E], three high-level round-headed windows with multi-pane cast-iron frames and lean-to below. INTERIOR: Gallery on three sides on thin cast-iron columns and with ornate cast-iron front; gallery dado-panelling and stairs. Seating and rostrum replaced. Ceiling covered with modern tiles. Stairs to former organ loft with stick balusters and column newels. NOTE: The Baptists formed a church in Lymington in the late C17 and built a new meeting house in New Street in 1769. The present chapel is a rebuilding of 1834. SOURCE: RCHME, Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-houses in South-West England; p.142.

Listing NGR: SZ3165894204

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