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The Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Clipston, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4299 / 52°25'47"N

Longitude: -0.9585 / 0°57'30"W

OS Eastings: 470907

OS Northings: 281835

OS Grid: SP709818

Mapcode National: GBR BSV.QGK

Mapcode Global: VHDR5.B6M2

Plus Code: 9C4XC2HR+XH

Entry Name: The Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360264

ID on this website: 101039887

Location: Clipston, West Northamptonshire, LE16

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Clipston

Built-Up Area: Clipston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Clipston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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15/11 The Baptist Chapel

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Baptist Chapel. Datestone 1803 altered by E.F. Law 1864. Brick and stucco with
slate roof. Chapel with vestibules at east end. Single storey with gallery.
Stuccoed main front by Law has projecting single storey porch with 3-bay open
arcade having archivolt and keystones with Doric pilasters at the corners. 3 -
entrances. Simple entablature above with dentilled cornice. Above the porch a
3-window range of round headed openings with moulded architraves and keystones.
Cast iron window frames with semi-circular glazing bars to the heads. Pairs of
pilasters at corners with entablature above with dentilled cornice and open
dentilled pediment. Occulus with 4 keystones in pediment. Windows to return wall
of east front have arched heads. Large rusticated quoins. South elevation is of
chequered brick with 3-window range. Those at first floor are similar to the
east front and those at ground floor have moulded stone architraves with square
heads. The west elevation has blank openings with pointed heads. Late C19
schoolroom attached to the right of the east front has 2 round headed windows,
one breaking forward with a pediment over. Interior: Central arched opening
beneath the entrance porch which has an external flight of steps dividing into 2
to serve the gallery. Inscribed tablet "Errected 1803" above the staircase.
Gallery with a fielded panelled front on 3 sides of the chapel, the centre
section opposite the pulpit breaking forward as a canted bay. The gallery is
supported on cast iron columns.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.151).

Listing NGR: SP7090781835

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