Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1136049

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1986



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

District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Chew Magna

National Grid Reference: ST 57665 63036


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ST 56 SE CHEW MAGNA C.P. TUNBRIDGE ROAD (west side) 3/59 Baptist Chapel


Baptist chapel. Dated 1867 with later additions of 1887. Snecked sandstone and limestone rubble, limestone dressings, brick, double Roman tiled roofs with raised coped verges and kneelers. Rectangular chapel with hall attached to rear. North elevation has pointed arched door in moulded architrave, hood mould with rosettes and mask stops, stone plate tracery and quatrefoil in upper section of door; large octofoil window above in plain surround with relieving arch, datestone above and finial to gable; long and short quoins, band course ramped up to window and returned under eaves to sides. 4-bay east elevation has round- headed plate-glass sashes with margin glazing, band course below cills, returned band course forms corbel table with corbels, plinth; heads of windows in banded limestone and sandstone. To left, single storey connecting wing with parapet and coping, door with shouldered architrave, relieving arch and keystone, round- headed sash with banded head and keystone; 2nd connecting block to left has similar door and round-headed window with ventilation louvres, limestone parapet with recessed panels and coping. 2-storey hall to left in snecked rock-faced limestone rubble has gable end to east with 2 tall lancets and bargeboards, dated foundation stones and central datestone. Left return of hall has 3 large 4-pane lights in plain architraves, rear of hall has 2 lancets as on front. West elevation of chapel has 4 similar round-headed windows with brick heads, no band courses; single storey lean-to to right with 2 doors and plate-glass sash. Interior: balustraded dais at south end of chapel with twisted balusters; original wooden pews.

Listing NGR: ST5766563036


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Legacy System number: 32954

Legacy System: LBS

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