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Carey Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7607 / 53°45'38"N

Longitude: -2.694 / 2°41'38"W

OS Eastings: 354343

OS Northings: 429592

OS Grid: SD543295

Mapcode National: GBR TBR.M8

Mapcode Global: WH85M.LQBV

Entry Name: Carey Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392113

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St John and St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


PRESTON

SD5429NW POLE STREET
941-1/10/222 (West side)
Carey Baptist Chapel

GV II

Chapel for Methodists of Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion,
now Baptist church. 1826, altered. Brick, with scored stucco
facade, slate roof. Rectangular plan with short lean-to
extension at west end. Gable to road. Two storeys, a
symmetrical 3-window facade, with corner pilasters, impost
band to ground floor, sill-band to 1st floor, and gable
treated as a pediment. The ground floor has 3 doorways, the
centre segmental headed with panelled double-doors under a
2-light fanlight, the outer round-headed with panelled doors
under fanlights with radiating glazing bars, and all with
moulded surrounds to the heads including keystones; the 1st
floor has round-headed windows, all with coloured margin panes
and moulded surrounds to the heads with imposts and keystones;
the pediment has a central tablet lettered "CAREY BAPTIST"
flanked by circular vents. The side walls have tall
segmental-headed windows with coloured margin panes (formerly
4 in each side but the 4th on the south side now covered by
C20 addition).
INTERIOR: former horseshoe gallery now reduced to curved
gallery at east end, with panelled front and carried on
slender cast-iron columns; dentilled cornice and panelled
ceiling; moulded surrounds to windows; Corinthian pilastered
architrave to opening at west end, with modillioned cornice
and frieze lettered "ONE LORD ONE FAITH ONE BAPTISM".


Listing NGR: SD5434329592

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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