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Latitude: 51.7181 / 51°43'4"N
Longitude: -1.9702 / 1°58'12"W
OS Eastings: 402156
OS Northings: 202147
OS Grid: SP021021
Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.6Q6
Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.S2TS
Entry Name: Baptist Chapel
Listing Date: 23 July 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205637
English Heritage Legacy ID: 365234
Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7
Civil Parish: Cirencester
Built-Up Area: Cirencester
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SP0202 COXWELL STREET
578-1/4/92 (South side)
23/07/71 Baptist Chapel
Baptist Chapel. Rebuilt 1857. Limestone ashlar to front,
coursed limestone rubble to right side; roof has clay tiles
laid in alternating bands of plain dark red and shaped black
tiles. Chapel is in simple Italianate style, gable facing.
Single-storey 3-window range. Street front has triple
round-headed window to centre with moulded stone surround and
heavy cill on brackets over pair of 6-panel round-headed
central doors in moulded stone surround; long round-headed
windows in moulded stone surrounds to left and right with
diamond-pattern leaded lights with coloured glass borders.
Carved ribbon decoration above central window; pilaster strips
on left and right corners continued as simple aedicule;
moulded stone coping with corbelled-out kneelers to gable and
shallow stone plinth. Right side has 5 pairs of tall
round-headed windows in stone surrounds with broad chamfer;
one small similar window to extreme right lighting staircase.
Later additions to rear.
INTERIOR has false ceiling of acoustic tiles inserted c1987
cutting off heads of side windows; simple west gallery; organ
in recessed bay at east end; C20 furnishings; one C18
memorial, 1776 Joseph and Anna Freman, one C19 memorial,
Daniel White former minister. Church originally formed mid
(Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-houses: Stell C:
Gloucestershire: RCHM: 1986-: P.79).
Listing NGR: SP0215602147
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