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Eggleston Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Eggleston, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6163 / 54°36'58"N

Longitude: -2.0268 / 2°1'36"W

OS Eastings: 398369

OS Northings: 524569

OS Grid: NY983245

Mapcode National: GBR GH91.0Z

Mapcode Global: WHB44.V72F

Entry Name: Eggleston Baptist Church

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111813

Location: Eggleston, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Eggleston

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Eggleston

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

EGGLESTON B6282(North side
NY92SE off)

19/12 Eggleston Baptist s t

Baptist Chapel. Dated 1872 over door. Rock-faced coursed squared sandstone,
in thinner courses towards top, with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with
rendered and stone chimneys. One storey, 5-bays, the left lower.

Steps up to central 6-panel double door with stone-bracketed gabled hood on
painted pilasters, Steps up to 6-panel doors with 3-pane overlights in end
bays; dated lintel over left door and lintel inscribed BRITISH WORKMAN over
right door. Flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills to 12-pane sashes
flanking central door. Roof has 3 chimneys, corniced and with steeply-sloped
rendered tops, at ends of main and left roof. BRITISH WORKMAN inscription
refers to provision of reading room for the workmen of the Eggleston Street
Mill. There is thought to be a strong link with the journal British Workman,
published 1855-1921, which advocated self-help and education. Information
Geoffrey Milburn. Included for social historical interest.

Listing NGR: NY9836924569

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