CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH AND ANCILLARY BUILDINGS TO SOUTH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1252950

Date first listed: 22-May-1995

Statutory Address: CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH AND ANCILLARY BUILDINGS TO SOUTH, DEVONSHIRE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH AND ANCILLARY BUILDINGS TO SOUTH, DEVONSHIRE ROAD

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

District: City of Southampton (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 41622 12667

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Details

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SOUTHAMPTON DEVONSHIRE ROAD SU4112 (West side) 983-0/1/10006 Central Baptist Church and ancillary buildings to south

II

Baptist church and ancillary buildings including hall and vestry. 1910; by George Baines and Son of London; J. Nichol of Southampton, builder. Red brick in Flemish bond with freestone dressings, in a Free Gothic style. Slate roofs. PLAN: Wide auditorium with entrance at east end, apse at west end, short wide transepts and tower on the north east corner. The ancillary buildings adjoining south, including a hall and vestry. EXTERIOR: East front has wide gable-end of auditorium with large 5-light Perpendicular window with pinnacles, blind tracery at apex, porch with tent-shaped gable parapet and flanking turrets, the turret on the right rises as the corner turret of the tall tower on the north east comer. The tower has stone bands and tall bell-openings, cornice with gargoyles and parapet swept up between the comer turrets and octagonal openwork traceried wooden lantern with short spire. To the left of the church, the small vestry with canted bay and hipped roof and to the left [south] of the vestry is the hall with 5-light Perpendicular window over pinnacled doorway and flanking turrets; there is a fleche on the hall roof. The north elevation of the church has twin gables to the transept to the right with two Perpendicular windows and squat corner turrets. Fleche over the main roof. INTERIOR: The church auditorium has exposed hammerbeam roof trusses, supported at the 'east' end on the piers of the transept arcades which have polished granite shafts and stiff-leaf capitals. Similar shafts and capitals to the responds of the moulded chancel arch. Concentric plan of curved benches. The hall is aisled and has timber arcade and hammerbeam roof SOURCE: Buildings of England, page 525.

Listing NGR: SU4162212667

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 436069

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 525

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