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Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1946 / 52°11'40"N

Longitude: -1.7049 / 1°42'17"W

OS Eastings: 420270

OS Northings: 255196

OS Grid: SP202551

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.7T5

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.D3KF

Entry Name: Baptist Church

Listing Date: 9 February 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366347

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

Built-Up Area: Stratford-upon-Avon

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Stratford on Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


604-1/8/167 (North side)
09/02/72 Baptist Church


Baptist church. 1835-6. Painted brick with stucco front; slate
roof. Rectangular plan. Simple Greek Revival style. Channelled
rustication to front, and tetrastyle Doric portico, with
unfluted columns in pairs, triglyphs and guttae to
entablature, date to pediment. Entrance has doorcase with
panelled pilaster strips, rosettes and altered pediment;
paired half-glazed doors. 4-window returns have modillioned
brick cornices and tall plain battered windows with sills, and
rubbed brick flat arches over small-paned glazing, 2 with
leaded glazing to left return, end gabled projection; right
return has end round-headed window over entrance. INTERIOR
noted as having aedicule to end, cornice and ceiling roses.
Baptist meetings started in 1826, and a church was organised
in 1832. Part of the early C19 development of northern
Stratford, known as New Town.
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 65).

Listing NGR: SP2027055196

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