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Hebden Bridge Arts Centre and Antique Market (former Baptist Chapel)

A Grade II Listed Building in Hebden Bridge, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7415 / 53°44'29"N

Longitude: -2.0154 / 2°0'55"W

OS Eastings: 399081

OS Northings: 427240

OS Grid: SD990272

Mapcode National: GBR GTC5.GH

Mapcode Global: WHB8F.07K0

Entry Name: Hebden Bridge Arts Centre and Antique Market (former Baptist Chapel)

Listing Date: 29 April 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404466

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Hebden Royd

Built-Up Area: Hebden Bridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hebden Bridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

5/177 Hebden Bridge Arts Centre and
Antique Market
29.04.1982 (former Baptist Chapel)


Arts centre and antique market, former Ebenezer chapel. Dated 1777. Dressed
stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 5-bay symmetrical facade, ABCBA. Quoins, band, eaves cornice, raised ashlar dressings. Outer bays have sash window with plain stone surround and projecting sill. 2nd and 4th bays have doorways with lugged architrave, pulvinated frieze and triangular pediment with modillioned surround. The tympanum of the right hand door bears date. Over, to 1st floor
are sashed windows. Central bay is formed by paired windows with semi-circular
arched heads with moulded impost and triple keystone. Set between, at 1st floor level, is square sundial the head of which is inscribed:

"Quod petis umbra est
Lat 53ø 48' Ded. 3ø 40"

To either side a list of the days of the month when the dial is slow. Attached to the left hand end is an added 3 storey bay, early C19 with shop window to ground floor and 2-light sash windows to 1st and 2nd floor. Gable stack.
Interior of chapel preserves cast iron Tuscan columns which support the gallery the well of which has been floored over. Illustrated in C. Spencer, Hebden Bridge History Trail, (Hebden Bridge, no date) p.23.

Listing NGR: SD9908127240

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