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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: 1101128



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1980

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158155

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1. 5259 CLARENDON ROAD (east side)

Beechen Grove Baptist Chapel TQ 1096 NE 7/37 TQ 1196 NW 8/37 12.9.80


2. 1877 by J W Chapman. Late Romanesque style. Three bay nave, aisles choir with apsidal baptistry. Apsidal west end with ambulatory and transepts. North-west porch with staircase block. Tall south-west tower and porch. Tile roofs. Grey stock brick with red brick and Bath stone dressings. Decorative bands and strings on gables and tower. Western apse enriched with shallow arcading and slender pilasters. Tower with pyramidical cap. Round arched windows and prostyle porticoes. Interior with gallery at west end. Arcades with moulded caps carrying enriched semi-circular arches. Plate tracery clerestory windows in rectangular recesses. Flat ceiling with covered cornice decorated with stencil foliage designs. Triple arch to chancel flanked by pulpit and precentor's desk. Later schools to rear.

Listing NGR: TQ1100696652

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National Grid Reference: TQ 11006 96652


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