Baptist Church, St Mary Street, Bridgwater - Sedgemoor

Baptist church, built in 1837 by Edwin Down. Rectangular plan with schoolrooms to the rear. Classical frontage with Bath stone pediment and cornice, flight of steps up to central Egyptian style doors. High level stonework is in poor condition. Rainwater goods are also poor. Rear of the building has vegetation growth and the brickwork needs repointing.

Baptist Church, St Mary Street, Bridgwater - Sedgemoor
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: BAPTIST CHURCH
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1298798
  • Local Planning Authority: Sedgemoor
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Baptist Church
  • Street Name: St Mary Street
  • County: Somerset
  • District / Borough: Sedgemoor
  • Parish: Bridgwater
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Bridgwater and West Somerset
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA