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Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3WP29H+6W

Entry Name: Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 23 July 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365234

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

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

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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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