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Kipping Independent Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornton and Allerton, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7907 / 53°47'26"N

Longitude: -1.8478 / 1°50'52"W

OS Eastings: 410121

OS Northings: 432724

OS Grid: SE101327

Mapcode National: GBR HSJL.RV

Mapcode Global: WHC97.LZ9B

Entry Name: Kipping Independent Chapel

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336877

Location: Bradford, BD13

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Thornton and Allerton

Built-Up Area: Thornton (Bradford)

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(south side)
Thornton BD13

Kipping Independent Chapel
SE 1032 39/844


1843 rebuilding of C18 chapel which replaced the original meeting house in the Barn,
Lower Kipping Lane qv, chartered by Charles II in 1672. The chapel, on a rectangular
plan, presents a 2 storey front of dressed sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings.
Simplified Greek Revival details. Three bays, the centre breaking forward slightly.
Broad quoin pilasters, plinth, plat band, bed mould to frieze and projecting cornice
broken over quoin pilasters. Hipped slate roof. Outer first floor windows have
battered eared architrave surrounds. The central window tripartite with pilasters
and entablature. Dated plaque set below. Ground floor has 2 light pilastered
windows with entablatures and large central porch of shallow projection. Doric
pilasters with rosettes to necking , deep frieze cornice and blocking course. Large
double doors with horizontal moulded panels. Plain 2 storey side elevations.
Galleried interior, the furnishings partly later C19.

Listing NGR: SE1012132724

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

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