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Latitude: 51.7181 / 51°43'5"N
Longitude: -1.9693 / 1°58'9"W
OS Eastings: 402216
OS Northings: 202156
OS Grid: SP022021
Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.6XR
Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.T28Q
Plus Code: 9C3WP29J+77
Entry Name: Unitarian Chapel
Listing Date: 14 June 1948
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1280350
English Heritage Legacy ID: 365348
Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7
Civil Parish: Cirencester
Built-Up Area: Cirencester
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SP0202 GOSDITCH STREET
578-1/4/213 (South West side)
14/06/48 Unitarian Chapel
Also known as: Gosditch Street Chapel.
Unitarian chapel, formerly Presbyterian, now disused.
Presbyterians on this site from late C17, present building
altered 1891 and now appears entirely late C19. Cement render
with ashlar dressings; concrete tile hipped roof; stone and
rendered stacks to left slope.
Single-storey with clerestory to left, internal gallery to
right; 5-window range. Five C19 two-light chamfered stone
mullion windows with leaded lights with coloured glass at
first floor level, 3 similar windows to ground floor. Pair of
C19 four-panel doors, now faced with plywood, with leaded
overlight with coloured glass in round-headed opening with
moulded stone surround with flanking pilasters and keystone
bearing false date 1648 with dripstone over. Single-storey
brick lean-to boiler house to left side.
Rear elevation has three 2-light chamfered stone
mullion-and-transom windows with round-headed lights and one
similar window with head now cut off by gallery, two 2-light
chamfered stone mullion windows at first floor level.
INTERIOR has late C19 staircase to former west gallery with
bolection-moulded panelled front, now enclosed by boarding
above and below to form 2 rooms behind. Late C19 stained
softwood fittings include pews and dado-height panelling,
pulpit to end end with C19 panelling behind approached by
winder steps to right. Clock formerly attached to front of
gallery and other furniture and fittings now in care of
(Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-houses: Stell C:
Gloucestershire: RCHM: 1986-: P.79).
Listing NGR: SP0221602156
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