Wycliffe Baptist Church


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Wycliffe Baptist Church, Kings Road


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Statutory Address:
Wycliffe Baptist Church, Kings Road

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

Reading (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 73066 73223


SU 7273 8/504

Kings Road (north side) Wycliffe Baptist Church


Built in 1887 as a daughter house to the King's Road Baptist Chapel (qv). North Italian classicizing-Romanesque in style. Grey brick with red brick corner piers, moulded plinth, strings at first floor level and first floor cill dressings. Central pedimented break above a five light arcade which is over three arch loggia porch. Two light windows in outer bays, to left a pedimented aedicule facing west; to right a four stage tower, possibly intended to have steeple.

Round headed windows. Porch arcade on pink granite columns with scroll caps. Moulded eaves band. Roman tile roof. Lower two storey extension to right (added 1885, foundation stone laid by Walter Palmer). It has a porch in gabled break and is linked to the tower by curved ground floor wall. Single and paired round headed lancets. Two oculi on first floor to left. Moulded brick modillion eaves cornice and gable verges. Ground floor projection with lean-to. A further gable to centre of first floor. Large clerestory lit hall behind with wooden brackets to hipped Roman tile roof.

Listing NGR: SU7306673223


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 16 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03925/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Pamela Jackson. Source Historic England Archive
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