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Kingscott Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Giles in the Wood, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.944 / 50°56'38"N

Longitude: -4.0831 / 4°4'59"W

OS Eastings: 253750

OS Northings: 118124

OS Grid: SS537181

Mapcode National: GBR KP.NZBN

Mapcode Global: FRA 26BM.33W

Entry Name: Kingscott Baptist Church

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91831

Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST GILES KINGSCOTT
SS 51 NW IN THE WOOD
18/212 Kingscott Baptist Church
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GV II

Baptist church. Late C19, Sunday school added in 1906. Church is plastered stone
rubble, Sunday school is whitewashed brick and has a brick stack; slate roof.
Plan: Church faces south with Sunday school on left (west) end with gable-end stack.
Exterior: Church has a 2-window front, one each side of central pointed arch-headed
doorway which contains a plank door. Windows also have pointed arch heads and
contain simple timber Y-tracery. There is another similar window in the east end and
another on the north side. The Sunday school was built in the same style and has a
2-window front and arch-headed doorway to right. Between the windows there is a
slate plaque inscribed "Baptist Sunday School, 1906, J.R. Way, pastor".
Interior has an open roof of A-frame trusses and lined with pine planks. Most of the
furniture is original; it is pine and plain.
This chapel is one of an attractive group of listed buildings in the hamlet of
Kingscott.


Listing NGR: SS5375018124

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