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Preston (District Authority)
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SD 54343 29592



SD5429NW POLE STREET 941-1/10/222 (West side) Carey Baptist Chapel


Chapel for Methodists of Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, now Baptist church. 1826, altered. Brick, with scored stucco facade, slate roof. Rectangular plan with short lean-to extension at west end. Gable to road. Two storeys, a symmetrical 3-window facade, with corner pilasters, impost band to ground floor, sill-band to 1st floor, and gable treated as a pediment. The ground floor has 3 doorways, the centre segmental headed with panelled double-doors under a 2-light fanlight, the outer round-headed with panelled doors under fanlights with radiating glazing bars, and all with moulded surrounds to the heads including keystones; the 1st floor has round-headed windows, all with coloured margin panes and moulded surrounds to the heads with imposts and keystones; the pediment has a central tablet lettered "CAREY BAPTIST" flanked by circular vents. The side walls have tall segmental-headed windows with coloured margin panes (formerly 4 in each side but the 4th on the south side now covered by C20 addition). INTERIOR: former horseshoe gallery now reduced to curved gallery at east end, with panelled front and carried on slender cast-iron columns; dentilled cornice and panelled ceiling; moulded surrounds to windows; Corinthian pilastered architrave to opening at west end, with modillioned cornice and frieze lettered "ONE LORD ONE FAITH ONE BAPTISM".

Listing NGR: SD5434329592


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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: 11 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14360/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ian Heywood. Source Historic England Archive
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