Eggleston Baptist Church

14 Jan 2001
Eggleston Baptist Church, B6282, Eggleston, Teesdale, Durham
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

EGGLESTON B6282(North side NY92SE off)

19/12 Eggleston Baptist s t Chapel II

Baptist Chapel. Dated 1872 over door. Rock-faced coursed squared sandstone, in thinner courses towards top, with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with rendered and stone chimneys. One storey, 5-bays, the left lower.

Steps up to central 6-panel double door with stone-bracketed gabled hood on painted pilasters, Steps up to 6-panel doors with 3-pane overlights in end bays; dated lintel over left door and lintel inscribed BRITISH WORKMAN over right door. Flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills to 12-pane sashes flanking central door. Roof has 3 chimneys, corniced and with steeply-sloped rendered tops, at ends of main and left roof. BRITISH WORKMAN inscription refers to provision of reading room for the workmen of the Eggleston Street Mill. There is thought to be a strong link with the journal British Workman, published 1855-1921, which advocated self-help and education. Information Geoffrey Milburn. Included for social historical interest.

Listing NGR: NY9836924569


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1212 IOE Records taken by Derek Le Mare; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Le Mare. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Le Mare, Derek

Rights Holder: Le Mare, Derek


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