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Cambray Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.899 / 51°53'56"N

Longitude: -2.0734 / 2°4'24"W

OS Eastings: 395042

OS Northings: 222278

OS Grid: SO950222

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.YC1

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.0JPK

Plus Code: 9C3VVWXG+JJ

Entry Name: Cambray Baptist Church

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474178

Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: College

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/14/229 (North West side)
14/12/83 Cambray Baptist Church


Church. 1853-54. Designed by Henry Dangerfield (Borough
Surveyor). Cost ยป3,400. Ashlar with 'French' quoins and brick
sides. North Italian Renaissance style.
EXTERIOR: pedimented front of 3 principal bays, side bays
break forwards slightly and have sub-pediments with small rose
windows, with single-storey entrance bay to right. Paired
arched doorways in centre with plank doors and plain
overlights. Further arched entrance to right a plank door and
blind fanlight with cornice over. Paired round-arched windows
in 2 tiers to outer bays and triple round-arched window to
central upper stage.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: this chapel was taken down and set back
several feet in 1853-54 as a result of poor neighbourly
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 18; RCHME: Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-Houses:
Gloucestershire: London: 1986-: 75; Blake S: Cheltenham's
Churches and Chapels AD 773-1883: Cheltenham: 1979-: 27).

Listing NGR: SO9502222249

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