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The Zion Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350344

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1

County: Cambridgeshire

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

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Listing Text

CAMBRIDGE EAST ROAD
TL 4558 SE
667- /8/10036 The Zion Baptist Church
GV II
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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