CAVERSHAM BAPTIST FREE CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113562

Date first listed: 14-Dec-1978

Statutory Address: CAVERSHAM BAPTIST FREE CHURCH, PROSPECT STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CAVERSHAM BAPTIST FREE CHURCH, PROSPECT STREET

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

District: Reading (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 71453 74790

Summary

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History

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Details

PROSPECT STREET 1. 5128 Caversham Caversham Baptist Free Church SU 7174 11/266a II 2. 1875-77. Alfred Waterhouse architect. Difficult corner site, Gothic style. 6 bay rain hall to Prospect Street, 2 stage tower to south-west (corner) angle and gable end front to south. Red brick with stone capped plinth and inner window reveals. Grey blue decoration (to south front). Banded tile roof. West front: paired lancets with separating buttresses (containing tumbled brickwork), the 2 right hand bays have lower windows with herring bone and decorative infill. Corbelled brick eaves cornice in 2 layers. Small 2 bay projection to north. Tower has chamfered corners, 2 tall stages and a decorative upper stage; capped by tall hipped roof with weathervane. South front: stepped triple lancet with over arch and decorative infill below; central gabled porch with flanking lean-to annexes. Punched lozenges in gable and in kneeler to right. The interior has been well maintained. Low brick wall angled to corner site fronts South Street, stone chamfered capping. This building is included as a good example of Waterhouse's use of materials with brick, stone and roof tiles of different colours.

Listing NGR: SU7145374790

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 39131

Legacy System: LBS

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