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Latitude: 50.7338 / 50°44'1"N
Longitude: -2.7553 / 2°45'19"W
OS Eastings: 346789
OS Northings: 92961
OS Grid: SY467929
Mapcode National: GBR PP.0CTK
Mapcode Global: FRA 5734.QC0
Entry Name: Unitarian Chapel
Listing Date: 28 November 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324052
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104514
Location: Bridport, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Bridport
Built-Up Area: Bridport
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Bridport St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
5191 EAST STREET
SY 4692 1/65 21.11.50.
1794. Colour washed brick. Hipped slate roof, 2 storeys. Band with "Unitarian
Chapel" in contemporary cerifed lettering. Moulded eaves cornice. 3 ranges
round arched sashes with glazing bars. Doors with oblong fanlight and semi-circular
bowed portico on Ionic columns with full entablature.
Elevation to Rax Lane was built as a school in 1840. 3 storeys. 3 ranges
of casements with glazing bars. 2 sashes with glazing bars on ground floor.
Other ground floor windows have ornamental iron grilles.
Interior of chapel. Galleries on 3 sides taken on columns with high bases,
marbled shafts and Composite capitals. Full entablature with dentilled cornice.
Parapet with principal muntins fluted. Ornamental iron balustrades dividing
off corners of galleries. Pulpit with fluted pilasters at corners and moulded
cornice. Steps and communion rail are mid C19.
Nos 37 to 47 (odd) the Unitarian Chapel, the Public Library, and Nos 53 to 57 (odd)
form a group.
Listing NGR: SY4678992961
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