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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: 1114604



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


District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Dunstable

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Sep-1989

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Nov-1989

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 35778

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In the entry for:

TL 0121 NE St Mary's Street

1/134 Strict Baptist Chapel

the address shall be amended to read: St Mary's Gate Strict Baptist Chapel

The following building shall be added:


1/134 Strict Baptist Chapel


Strict Baptist Chapel. Built 1849 on site of earlier building. Flemish bond yellow brick; gabled slate roof; brick rear end stack. Classical style. Gabled 3-bay front framed by clasped pilasters and dentilled cornice; gauged red brick semi-circular arches over 30-pane sashes flanking blind window set above classi- cal doorway with pilasters and cornice. 3-bay side walls with similar sashes to front and flat brick arches over 2-light casements with glazing bars to rear and door to rear left. Interior: complete set of furnishings with carved bench ends to pews, and gallery to three sides with panelled balcony fronts and dados and reached by two straight-flight stairs with winders; box pews to front flank pulpit with turned balusters and fret-cut brackets to steps. Monuments: wall tablets to Lawrence Chesher, Minister (d.1819) and wife Mary (d.1817) and to Mary Hudrial of Totternhoe (d.1808). History: the first meeting-house in St Mary's Street was built in 1708.

Listing NGR: TL0179621687

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National Grid Reference: TL0179621687


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