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Baptist Chapel and Former School

A Grade II Listed Building in Linkhill, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0233 / 51°1'23"N

Longitude: 0.5775 / 0°34'38"E

OS Eastings: 580858

OS Northings: 128041

OS Grid: TQ808280

Mapcode National: GBR PV6.NV9

Mapcode Global: FRA D63D.SXZ

Plus Code: 9F322HFG+8X

Entry Name: Baptist Chapel and Former School

Listing Date: 20 June 1967

Last Amended: 5 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170335

Location: Sandhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Sandhurst

Built-Up Area: Linkhill

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Tagged with: Chapel Chapelry

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1350-0/6/229 (South side)
20/06/67 Baptist Chapel and Former School
(Formerly Listed as:
Baptist Church)
Baptist chapel and former Sunday School. Chapel of 1853,
Sunday School of 1899. Chapel built of red brick with 4 bays
facing north and 3 west, each flanked by white brick pilasters
with segmental arched arcading above. The 2 centre arches of
the north front contain Venetian windows; the outer ones are
round-headed at 1st floor level. Eaves cornice of white brick
cogging. Slate roof with brick chimneystack. Gable end facing
west reated as a pediment and with 2 similar arches below it
containing windows on ground and 1st floors. Square porch.
Interior has semi-circular wooden pulpit and gallery supported
on 2 Tuscan columns. Attached is a Sunday School of 1 storey
red brick with slate roof, 1 gabled dormer and 1 false gabled
dormer with clock face. 3 Gothick windows with keystones. 2
plank doors. Pilasters and cogged eaves cornice. Inscription
reads "In memory of Thomas Ellis Slaughter, founder of this
school, died Sept. 28 1899 aged 69 years".

Listing NGR: TQ8144127997

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