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Latitude: 52.2578 / 52°15'28"N
Longitude: 0.3026 / 0°18'9"E
OS Eastings: 557257
OS Northings: 264680
OS Grid: TL572646
Mapcode National: GBR M88.KB1
Mapcode Global: VHHK0.6JB0
Entry Name: Zoar Chapel
Listing Date: 20 August 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200399
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350349
Location: Swaffham Prior, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25
District: East Cambridgeshire
Civil Parish: Swaffham Prior
Built-Up Area: Swaffham Prior
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Swaffham Prior St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 5764 SWAFFHAM PRIOR ROGERS ROAD
13/10003 Zoar Chapel
Baptist chapel. Dated 1821; extended later in C19. Plastered timber-frame with Flemish bond
gault brick SE front. Pantile roof with gabled ends; slate roof lean-to extension. Plan: Single
cell rectangular plan (20ft by 30ft) with entrance in SE end, and rostrum at NW end. Later in
C19 a lean-to extension was added on the SW side with a fireplace on the outer (SW) wall.
Exterior: 1 storey. Gabled SE brick front with central 2-centred arch doorway with fanlight
with V glazing bars and panelled door, large window to left and right with cambered brick
arches and panelled shutters and stone tablet above in gable "Zoar Chapel Erected 1821". Lean-
to on left with similar but smaller shuttered window and glazed and panelled door on extreme
left. NE side blind. NW end 2 casements with glazing bars in gable and 4-pane sash in lean-to
on right. Interior: Box pews and benches with shaped ends. Rostrum with splat balusters,
turned newels, moulded and wreathed rail and shaped back. Panelled dado. Roof ceiled. C19
wall memorials. C19 chimneypiece in lean-to extension.
Source: RCHM Cambs. Vol II p120 (3).
Listing NGR: TL5725764680
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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