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Rode Baptist Church, Forecourt Wall, Gate Piers and Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Rode, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2841 / 51°17'2"N

Longitude: -2.2812 / 2°16'52"W

OS Eastings: 380484

OS Northings: 153926

OS Grid: ST804539

Mapcode National: GBR 0RS.D2F

Mapcode Global: VH971.DZWG

Entry Name: Rode Baptist Church, Forecourt Wall, Gate Piers and Gate

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267339

Location: Rode, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Rode

Built-Up Area: Rode

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST8053 RODE CP HIGH STREET (South East side)

Rode Baptist Church, forecourt
wall, gate piers and gates


Baptist church. Dated 1780 on tablet. Random rubble, dressed quoins, coped gable to frontage, continuous moulded
cornice extending across the base of the gable, slate roof. Plain 2-storey facade, 3 bays; Gothicised sash windows
with glazing bars in semi-circular headed bead-moulded stone surrounds. Central door opening in a similarly moulded
stone surround, paired 3-panelled door, moulded slab hood on cut stone brackets. Single storey, 2-bay assembly room
projecting to rear, paired 12-pane sash windows. Galleried interior with panelled and glazed internal entrance lobby,
gallery supported on slightly bellied turned wooden columns; late C19 pews and pulpit. Paired ashlar gate piers to
forecourt with plain pyramidal cappings, coursed rubble wall extending 7 metres to North and 25 metres to South
incorporating secondary pair of ashlar gate piers giving access to graveyard; paired railed gates to main entrance.

Listing NGR: ST8048453926

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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