Baptist Chapel With Attached Parish Room And Manse

5 Jul 2000
Baptist Chapel With Attached Parish Room And Manse, Broad Street, Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10 1AY
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SO9445 BROAD STREET 648-1/5/69 (South side) Baptist Chapel with attached Parish Room and Manse


Chapel with attached parish room and manse. Chapel founded 1658, present building 1843, altered; extended towards road (this part now the Parish Room) and manse built 1888. Brick with Welsh-slate and plain tile roofs. EXTERIOR: chapel of one storey, 1x4 bays, with gabled 2-storey Parish Room added at front, and to right of this the manse which has a 3-storey range, gable end to road, with a 2-storey, 2-window wing projecting from right side but set back and with a single-storey porch in the angle. Original chapel: of red brick in Flemish bond having Welsh-slate roof with stepped dentilled eaves. Tall 4-centred-arched recesses, the arches of rubbed brick with keystones, contain tall similarly-arched windows which have stone cills and 7/4-pane sashes with arched glazing bars in heads. Parish Room: of red brick and ashlar; plain tile roof with stepped, raised, verge. Stepped gable with moulded ashlar coping and finial. Upper window of 5 stepped lights with transoms and stepped hoodmould; panelled band below. Ground floor has 3-light window and entrance on right with double door and mullioned over-light. Manse: red brick in Flemish bond with white-brick "quoins", decorative bands, eaves and jambs; decorative stone cills and lintels; oversailing Welsh-slate roof with dentilled and moulded eaves, barge boards, and brick stacks with offsets. Windows are 2/2 sashes, paired on ground floor, with a 3-light canted bay-window to gable end of wing. INTERIOR: of chapel: 3-sided gallery supported by cast-iron columns and brackets with blind Gothick-arched panelled fronts, 3 tiers of pews to sides and 1 at back; Gothick-panelled NW gallery door; SW staircase has narrow balusters, curved treads, and handrail with spiral curtail; pointed-arched double-door on ground floor at E end; main 4-centred-arched entrance at W end; further pointed-arched doorways; flat ceiling, divided into squares by deep ribs springing from bosses on side walls, has 4 moulded ceiling roses with metal grilles; ground-floor refurbishment of 1980s resulted in removal of most original fittings. Furnishings include candle lamp of 1843, early-C19 wall

monuments, and under-floor baptistry.

Listing NGR: SO9489645679


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2106 IOE Records taken by Ann Vint; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Ann Vint. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Vint, Ann

Rights Holder: Vint, Ann


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