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Thorpe Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8574 / 51°51'26"N

Longitude: 1.1641 / 1°9'50"E

OS Eastings: 617985

OS Northings: 222381

OS Grid: TM179223

Mapcode National: GBR VRK.F52

Mapcode Global: VHLCS.4K8Z

Entry Name: Thorpe Baptist Church

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120314

Location: Thorpe-le-Soken, Tendring, Essex, CO16

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

Built-Up Area: Thorpe-le-Soken

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TM 1622-1722 (north-east side)

8/85 Thorpe Baptist


Baptist church. 1803. Timber framed, weatherboarded and roughcast, roofed with
old grey slates. Rectangular plan facing SW, with single-storey block to rear.
2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 C19/early C20 sashes of 16 lights. First floor, 2
original sashes of 4 + 8 lights, with crown glass. C20 double doors, with
original gabled canopy on scrolled brackets, boarded later on left side only.
Front elevation roughcast, remainder weatherboarded. Hipped roof of shallow
pitch with lead hip-ridges and long overhanging eaves with paired brackets. The
left return has on the ground floor 2 original sashes of 16 lights, and 2 of 12
lights, and on the first floor 2 original sashes of 4 + 8 lights. The right
return has on the ground floor 2 original sashes of 16 lights and on the first
floor 2 original sashes of 4 + 8 lights. Most of the original sashes contain
crown glass. The rear block has a hipped slate roof. The rear elevation of the
main hall has on the upper storey 2 sashes of 12 lights with semi-circular
heads. The interior is of one storey with at the SW end a gallery with panelled
front supported on cast iron stanchions, added in 1820 (E.A. Wood, A History of
Thorpe-le-Soken to the year 1890, 1975, 64, 105).

Listing NGR: TM1798722385

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