Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054852

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1987

Statutory Address: EGGLESTON BAPTIST CHURCH, B6282


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Statutory Address: EGGLESTON BAPTIST CHURCH, B6282

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Eggleston

National Grid Reference: NY 98369 24569


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


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 111813

Legacy System: LBS

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