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Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawley, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8794 / 52°52'45"N

Longitude: -1.3011 / 1°18'4"W

OS Eastings: 447130

OS Northings: 331554

OS Grid: SK471315

Mapcode National: GBR 7H0.FVT

Mapcode Global: WHDH2.ZWLG

Entry Name: Baptist Church

Listing Date: 2 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82238

Location: Sawley, Erewash, Derbyshire, NG10

County: Derbyshire

District: Erewash

Civil Parish: Sawley

Built-Up Area: Long Eaton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Sawley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF LONG EATON WILNE ROAD
SK 43 SE
4/53 SAWLEY
(South Side)
Baptist Chapel
II

Baptist chapel. 1800, enlarged 1843. Red brick with gauged
brick dressings and slate roof with moulded brick eaves cornice.
Single storey with gallery to north end and three bays by three
bays. North elevation has central semi-circular headed doorcase
with pilastered jambs, broken triangular pediment and double
flush panelled doors with traceried fanlight above. To either
side glazing bar sashes below flat arches and above three
semi-circular headed glazing bar sashes. Above in the gable is
a coffer-shaped plaque, inscribed 'Baptist Chapel, erected AD
1800 enlarged AD 1843'. The gable itself has moulded cornice
which returns at the corners to form a large broken pediment.
Side elevations have similar arrangements of glazing bar sashes
and south gable wall has two tall blocked semi-circular headed
windows. Interior has panelled gallery on iron columns with
turned balustrade to top of panelling. Central section of the
gallery is slightly advanced and has a clock face to the front.
Plain box pews to nave and a panelled octagonal pulpit to south.
Four slate and white marble wall memorials, one c1877, the
others all early C20. Above in the gallery, 9 marble wall
memorials of various dates from 1822 to 1851.


Listing NGR: SK4713031554

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

PARISH OF LONG EATON WILNE ROAD
SK 43 SE
4/53 SAWLEY
(South Side)
Baptist Chapel
II

Baptist chapel. 1800, enlarged 1843. Red brick with gauged
brick dressings and slate roof with moulded brick eaves cornice.
Single storey with gallery to north end and three bays by three
bays. North elevation has central semi-circular headed doorcase
with pilastered jambs, broken triangular pediment and double
flush panelled doors with traceried fanlight above. To either
side glazing bar sashes below flat arches and above three
semi-circular headed glazing bar sashes. Above in the gable is
a coffer-shaped plaque, inscribed 'Baptist Chapel, erected AD
1800 enlarged AD 1843'. The gable itself has moulded cornice
which returns at the corners to form a large broken pediment.
Side elevations have similar arrangements of glazing bar sashes
and south gable wall has two tall blocked semi-circular headed
windows. Interior has panelled gallery on iron columns with
turned balustrade to top of panelling. Central section of the
gallery is slightly advanced and has a clock face to the front.
Plain box pews to nave and a panelled octagonal pulpit to south.
Four slate and white marble wall memorials, one c1877, the
others all early C20. Above in the gallery, 9 marble wall
memorials of various dates from 1822 to 1851.


Listing NGR: SK4713031554

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