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Latitude: 50.8566 / 50°51'23"N
Longitude: 0.5616 / 0°33'41"E
OS Eastings: 580388
OS Northings: 109469
OS Grid: TQ803094
Mapcode National: GBR PX9.BS7
Mapcode Global: FRA D62T.SQY
Plus Code: 9F22VH46+JJ
Entry Name: Church of St Leonard (Baptist)
Listing Date: 10 January 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1043367
English Heritage Legacy ID: 294178
Location: Gensing, Hastings, East Sussex, TN37
County: East Sussex
Electoral Ward/Division: Gensing
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Hastings
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: Christ Church and St Mary Magdalen, St Leonards
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
Tagged with: Church building
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CHAPEL PARK ROAD
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD Baptist Church
Baptist chapel. Built in 1882, Architects Elsworthy & Sons with terracotta dressings by Messrs Stiff & Sons of Lambeth. Classical style. Built of red brick in flemish bond with terracotta dressings. Roof now covered in concrete pantiles. Front has elaborate pediment with central terracotta urn and balustrading at sides. Double composite pilasters terminate central bay and single composite pilasters to sides. Central triple round-headed window with keystones and impost blocks, engaged columns and marginal glazing. End bays have double round-headed windows of identical type.
Ground floor has projecting full width portico. Three central round headed eight panelled doors with terracotta engaged columns, leaf brackets and balustrading with four central urns. Double round-headed windows to each side. Flight of steps with cemented walls and piers with terracotta coping. Left side elevation has moulded terracotta cornice with brackets and five very tall round-headed windows with keystones, impost band and marginal glazing divided in the centre by terracotta aprons. Basement has cambered blocked openings. Right hand side is similar but basement windows have vertical glazing bars and horns and then is a two storey brick wing of one bay with round-headed window and four panelled door.
Interior not seen but a full height ornate gallery with timber balustrade is reported with slim cast iron columns to nave.
Listing NGR: TQ8038809469
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