BAPTIST CHAPEL, ATTACHED SCHOOLROOM, FORECOURT WALL WITH RAILINGS, GATE PIERS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1058216
Date first listed:
16-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
BAPTIST CHAPEL, ATTACHED SCHOOLROOM, FORECOURT WALL WITH RAILINGS, GATE PIERS AND GATES, LOWER RUDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BAPTIST CHAPEL, ATTACHED SCHOOLROOM, FORECOURT WALL WITH RAILINGS, GATE PIERS AND GATES, LOWER RUDGE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Beckington
National Grid Reference:
ST 82855 51769

Details

ST85SW BECKINGTON CP LOWER RUDGE

5/76 Baptist Chapel, attached schoolroom, forecourt wall with railings, gate piers and gates

GV II

Baptist Chapel, attached schoolroom, forecourt wall with railings, gate piers and gates. Dated 1839. Random rubble to chapel and schoolroom, frontages of render scribed in imitation of ashlar, rusticated ashlar quoins, slate roofs; that to chapel with ridge at right angles to gabled facade with coping, painted plaque to centre:- "Baptist Chapel 1839"; circular zinc ventilation cupola. Plain apperance. To left schoolroom of single storey, one bay; chapel 2 storey frontage, 2 bays; all window opening in plain semi-circular headed surrounds of stone; sash windows with glazing bars forming a radiating pattern at each head. Chapel has central ashlar gabled porch, segmental headed door opening; 9-panelled inner door with latch mechanism. Schoolroom door of 4 panels in plain stone surround. Galleried interior features panelled pulpit on plinth reached by 3 steps to right, ramped hand rail on plain balusters, turned nevel posts. Gallery frontage of 7-panels with a moulded handrail overall, integral pens; stands on twin square wooden columns flanking central aisle, recessed panel to each face. Plain cast iron railings with slightly twisted finials to forecourt set on low ashlar plinth; 2 gates in similar style; 3 ashlar piers with pyramidal cappings.

Listing NGR: ST8285551769

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
267018
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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