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Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Poole Town, Poole

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7158 / 50°42'57"N

Longitude: -1.9847 / 1°59'4"W

OS Eastings: 401179

OS Northings: 90689

OS Grid: SZ011906

Mapcode National: GBR XQR.TC

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Q5.YDW

Entry Name: Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 30 June 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412512

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH15

County: Poole

Electoral Ward/Division: Poole Town

Built-Up Area: Poole

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Poole St James with St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


POOLE

SZ0190NW HILL STREET
958-1/16/68 (North side)
30/06/80 Baptist Chapel

II

Baptist chapel. c1815, altered c1879. Brick with terracotta
dressings and slate roof. Rectangular plan.
Entrance gable has slightly recessed corners, with late C19
terracotta moulded pediment containing an oculus dated 1815,
over a triple round-arched window with architrave, keys and
imposts; late C19 porch has a similar moulded pediment
supported by pilasters, to a mid C20 doorway with architrave
to a 2-leaf 8-panel door. Original 3-door entrance blocked,
the central doorway obscured by the porch.
INTERIOR: refitted and S gallery rebuilt, with organ recess
and vestries at W end c1879. Organ 1839 by TJ Duncan of
London, said to have come from St Paul's, Poole.
HISTORICAL NOTE: replaced a previous chapel of 1735, which is
marked by a plaque.
(RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 199;
Stell C: An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting
Houses in SW E: London: 1991-: 123).


Listing NGR: SZ0117990689

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