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Christadelphian Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Cotham, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4647 / 51°27'52"N

Longitude: -2.5904 / 2°35'25"W

OS Eastings: 359084

OS Northings: 174130

OS Grid: ST590741

Mapcode National: GBR C9F.3T

Mapcode Global: VH88N.1GX1

Entry Name: Christadelphian Chapel

Listing Date: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379118

Location: Bristol, BS6

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Cotham

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Matthew and St Nathanael

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


901-1/36/40 (West side)
Christadelphian Hall


Cinema, now chapel. 1914, closed 1955. Brick with limestone
dressings, roof not visible. Open plan. Edwardian Baroque
style. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. A symmetrical
front with steps up to a recessed centre bay, with modillion
cornice and parapet, and raised central segmental pediment.
Mid C20 entrance and canopy; above is a large lunette with
architrave, blocked voussoirs and stepped key, and an attic
oculus with bayleaf surround and crossed branches beneath.
outer windows set in an ashlar panel: ground-floor has
architraves and a cornice, and first-floor oculus with eared
round architrave and volute key, and crossed branches and
fruit beneath. Casements with glazing bars. INTERIOR not
inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly the Academy Cinema, and
one of a diminishing number of early Bristol cinemas, with its
facade largely intact.
(BIAS Journal: Day R: The Picture Palace: Bristol: 1980-: 18).

Listing NGR: ST5908474130

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