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Unitarian Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bridport, Dorset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VP6MV+GV

Entry Name: Unitarian Chapel

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324052

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104514

Location: Bridport, Dorset, DT6

County: 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

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Unitarian Chapel
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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