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Bethseda Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0596 / 52°3'34"N

Longitude: 1.1565 / 1°9'23"E

OS Eastings: 616482

OS Northings: 244836

OS Grid: TM164448

Mapcode National: GBR TMP.Z1N

Mapcode Global: VHLBT.0H7G

Plus Code: 9F433554+RH

Entry Name: Bethseda Baptist Church

Listing Date: 4 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425811

Location: St. Margaret's, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4

County: Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: St Margaret's

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Bethesda baptist Church
TM 1644 till 1/321


A monumental stone Church in classical style, built in 1912 to the designs
of F G Faunch, with a balustraded parapet and modillion cornice. The front
has a tall Ionic portico with plain polished granite columns rising through
2 storeys and a modillion pediment which forms a prominent terminal feature
to the vista up Northgate Street. 2 storeys. 5 window range on the front
and 8 window range on the sides, separated by pilasters and with double corner
Ionic pilasters. The windows are double-hung sashes, some with glazing bars.
The upper storey windows on the front have semi-circular heads and the outer
windows have pediments on console brackets. The ground storey has a central
6-panel door with a rusticated arch and 2 outer doorways with segmental pediments
on console brackets. The doorways are approached by a broad flight of steps
across the whole front. A single storeyed wing with panelled parapet, cornice
and pilasters projects on the west side. 5 window range on the west side
and 2 window range on the south side, double-hung sashes (with glazing bars
on the west side). The centre window has grouped triple lights with semi-circular
heads and a large central light. Roofs slate.

Bethesda Baptist Church and Nos 9 and 11 form a group with Nos 5 to 27 (odd),
Fonnereau Road.

Listing NGR: TM1648344843

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