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Strict Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8845 / 51°53'4"N

Longitude: -0.5224 / 0°31'20"W

OS Eastings: 501796

OS Northings: 221687

OS Grid: TL017216

Mapcode National: GBR G50.SW9

Mapcode Global: VHFRC.WWPR

Entry Name: Strict Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 14 September 1989

Last Amended: 8 November 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35778

Location: Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire, LU6

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Dunstable

Built-Up Area: Dunstable

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Dunstable

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

TL 0121 NE St Mary's Street

1/134 Strict Baptist Chapel

the address shall be amended to read:
St Mary's Gate
Strict Baptist Chapel

The following building shall be added:


1/134 Strict Baptist Chapel


Strict Baptist Chapel. Built 1849 on site of earlier building. Flemish bond
yellow brick; gabled slate roof; brick rear end stack. Classical style. Gabled
3-bay front framed by clasped pilasters and dentilled cornice; gauged red brick
semi-circular arches over 30-pane sashes flanking blind window set above classi-
cal doorway with pilasters and cornice. 3-bay side walls with similar sashes to
front and flat brick arches over 2-light casements with glazing bars to rear and
door to rear left. Interior: complete set of furnishings with carved bench ends
to pews, and gallery to three sides with panelled balcony fronts and dados and
reached by two straight-flight stairs with winders; box pews to front flank
pulpit with turned balusters and fret-cut brackets to steps. Monuments: wall
tablets to Lawrence Chesher, Minister (d.1819) and wife Mary (d.1817) and to
Mary Hudrial of Totternhoe (d.1808).
History: the first meeting-house in St Mary's Street was built in 1708.

Listing NGR: TL0179621687

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

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