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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: 1128151



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Gamlingay

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52755

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22.11.67 Baptist Chapel


Non conformist chapel. Founded late C17-early C18 rebuilt 1840, extended 1858 and restored 1881. Red brick and hipped, slate roof with moulded wood eaves cornice. Two stage east front, mainly C18, except for porch. Two hung sashes with glazing bars in semi-circular headed arches. The sills of the windows cut into the plat band and suggest that the windows may have been enlarged. Two horizontal, six pane hung sashes at ground stage. Modern two stage porch with stone inscribed "Church formed 1670". North side in three window bays. Sixteen pane hung sashes with early glass. At the west end pair of vestries with lecture room over. 1858. Interior C19 gallery, seating and pulpit with double staircase. Founded under auspices of John Bunyan.

RCHM: West Cambs mon (2) CF Steel: Non conformist Chapels and Meeting-houses (RCHM) VCH: Cambs vol 5 p85 Pevsner: Buildings of England p391.

Listing NGR: TL2380851922

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in Central England, (1986)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1954), 391
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1973), 85
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TL 23808 51922


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