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Latitude: 52.2036 / 52°12'12"N
Longitude: 0.1326 / 0°7'57"E
OS Eastings: 545830
OS Northings: 258290
OS Grid: TL458582
Mapcode National: GBR L79.Y1K
Mapcode Global: VHHK3.7WY4
Entry Name: The Zion Baptist Church
Listing Date: 3 February 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227719
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350344
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1
Electoral Ward/Division: Petersfield
Built-Up Area: Cambridge
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Ely
CAMBRIDGE EAST ROAD
TL 4558 SE
667- /8/10036 The Zion Baptist Church
Church. 1877-9. Gault brick with red brick and stone dressings and Welsh slate roofs, some
hipped, some with stone-coped gables. Venetian Byzantine style, with large central space,
lower entrance/staircase towers either side and vestries to rear. Front expressed as 2 storeys.
6-window range overall of 1-, 2-, and 3-light windows with brick round and basket arches
and stone hoodmoulds. Larger windows have stone tracery. Small rose window above and
lancet in gable apex. Similar windows on ground floor grouped as 1- or 3-lights. Entrances
to either side have double leaved doors and deeply moulded round arches. First floor cill
band inscribed 'Zion Baptist Chapel 1878'. Fine use of red brick and stone bands, moulded
brick eaves and carved stone ornaments. Sides similar with 2-light windows between
buttresses. Adjoins and forms group with the Zion Chapel Sunday School (qv) to right.
INTERIOR. Unaltered except for formation of vestibule under rear gallery. Fittings include
gallery round three sides with pierced balustrade, pews with end gates, pulpit, seats for
minister and deacons, gallery pews, balustrades to gallery stairs, and 2 large gas chandeliers.
Listing NGR: TL4583058290
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