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Alexandria, Bridge Street, Vale of Leven Baptist Church with Boundary Wall and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire

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Latitude: 55.9844 / 55°59'3"N

Longitude: -4.5767 / 4°34'36"W

OS Eastings: 239343

OS Northings: 679816

OS Grid: NS393798

Mapcode National: GBR 0L.VXG1

Mapcode Global: WH3NB.NVT6

Plus Code: 9C7QXCMF+P8

Entry Name: Alexandria, Bridge Street, Vale of Leven Baptist Church with Boundary Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389603

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43195

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200389603

Location: Bonhill

County: West Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Leven

Parish: Bonhill

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Earlier 19th century with alterations and additions in 1897. 2-storey, 3-bay, classical rectangular-plan church; painted stucco front with cement-rendered rear and side elevations. Angle pilasters, eaves band and cornice, blocking course, string course.

N (MAIN) ELEVATION: slightly advanced pedimented centrepiece; pilastered and corniced doorpiece, door narrowed, modern door with blind fanlight; wndow above, pediment with blind oculus at centre. Broad flanking bays, terminal pilasters; ground floor windows with aprons, now blocked with church signs. Windows symmetrically disposed at 1st floor.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: blank cement rendered.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate high peind roof, lead flashing, cast-iron rooflight

INTERIOR: not seen 1995.

BOUNDARY WALL AND RAILINGS: sandstone rubble wall with semi-cicrcular coping; low plinth ashlar wall with saddleback coping, cast-iron railings; later red brick wall.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. The church was built as the United Prsebyterian Church. It is shown on the 1st edition map.

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