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Albermarle Baptist Church and Attached Schoolroom

A Grade II Listed Building in Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2824 / 54°16'56"N

Longitude: -0.4048 / 0°24'17"W

OS Eastings: 503949

OS Northings: 488591

OS Grid: TA039885

Mapcode National: GBR TLMX.4N

Mapcode Global: WHGC0.RMDD

Entry Name: Albermarle Baptist Church and Attached Schoolroom

Listing Date: 12 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447786

Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Town: Scarborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Scarborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Scarborough St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

ALBERMARLE CRESCENT
TA 0388
3/501
Albermarle Baptist Church
and attached Schoolroom
GV
II

Baptist church and attached schoolroom, 1867. Designed by H F Mawson of
Bradford, in the Gothic Revival style. Dressed stone and white brick with
ashlar dressings. Slate roofs, coped gables with kneelers and dentilated
eaves. Nave with aisles, transepts and chancel plus south tower. Street front
has triple arched entrance, with circular piers and responds, and polychromatic
arches. 3 sets of double doors with stained glass. Flanked by single shallow
buttresses, with to the left a single lancet and to the right a triple lancet.
Above a large Geometrical tracery, 6-light pointed arch window, with to the
right a triple lancet flanked by single blind lancets topped by a quatrefoil
pierced parapet. To the left a small semi-circular apse with a row of 7 upper
lancets. Above a square tower with a pair of lancets, then a moulded string
course, the bell stage has a single lancet to each face topped by a tall
crocketed gable. Above a stone octagonal spire. The side aisles each have 4,
2-light plate tracery lancets. The transepts have large single 4-light plate
tracery windows. The chancel has 3, 2-light plate tracery windows. To the
north east the attached schoolroom has a canted south front with 3, 2-light
plate tracery windows with above a moulded brick band and a central, through
eaves pointed window of 2 lights with wooden tracery. Eitherside are single
triangular headed 3-light casements. Interior has moulded chancel arch with
triple shaft responds, and a fine wooden roof supported on 4 tall slender
columns on each side. C19 wooden pews, pulpit and choir stalls. Sunk in the
chancel a tin-lined total immersion font with ashlar pierced parapet.


Listing NGR: TA0394988591

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