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Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Accrington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7524 / 53°45'8"N

Longitude: -2.3672 / 2°22'1"W

OS Eastings: 375883

OS Northings: 428515

OS Grid: SD758285

Mapcode National: GBR CTX1.9L

Mapcode Global: WH96X.LYZ5

Entry Name: Baptist Church

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183806

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnfield

Built-Up Area: Accrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Accrington St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 72 NE
7/10 Baptist Church
- II

Church, 1873. Rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings, slate roof.
Aisled nave with transepts, 3-sided apse, south-east tower with spire.
Early English style; some windows lancets, others 2-centred with tracery,
quatrefoils etc. Entrance in south gable to road has gableted doorway
with moulded arch of 3 orders including marble shafts with foliated
sandstone capitals; above this a large traceried window of 5 cusped lights
with quatrefoils and cinquefoils in the head; left of gable is a narrow
turret topped by an octagonal arcaded lantern with a spirelet; right is
tall square 4-stage tower which has ashlar bands, arched doorway with 4
orders of moulding, a cinquefoil in each side, 2 very narrow lancets,
tall belfry with coupled lancets, pierced parapet with shafted octagonal
pinnacles, and octagonal spire with lucarnes. Four bay nave has triple
windows, aisles have 2-light windows with cinquefoil tracery. Large
transepts with lancets. Various offices at north end. Interior altered.
(History: see R.J.V. Wylie The Baptist Churches of Accrington and District

Listing NGR: SD7588328515

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