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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1054852



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Eggleston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111813

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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

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National Grid Reference: NY 98369 24569


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