BAPTIST CHAPEL, FORECOURT WALL, GATE PIERS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1296104
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1968
Statutory Address:
BAPTIST CHAPEL, FORECOURT WALL, GATE PIERS AND GATES, FROME ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BAPTIST CHAPEL, FORECOURT WALL, GATE PIERS AND GATES, FROME ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Beckington
National Grid Reference:
ST 79948 51703

Details

ST75SE BECKINGTON CP FROME ROAD (West side)

4/47 Baptist Chapel, forecourt wall, gate piers, and gates

11.3.68

GV II

Baptist chapel, forecourt wall, gate piers and gates. Chapel dated 1786. Random rubble, plain corner pilasters and pilaster between each bay; moulded cornice, triangular pediment above centre bay, parapet to either side with 4 baluster panels; pyramidal slate roof; central arcaded wooden lantern, bellcast canopy. Symmetrical classical facade. Two storey frontage, 3 bays, fixed 9-light casements in segmental headed bead moulded surrounds with emphasised keystones. Central door opening in simularly moulded segmental headed surround with keystone, stone triangular pediment over. Returns of 3 bays each, similar fenestration. Single storey ashlar outshut to rear, large octagonal roof lantern with casement to each face. Tympanum of crowing pediment incised with decayed lettering:- "Baptist Chapel, 1786". Galleried interior entered through panelled entrance lobby; gallery on 3 sides has elaborate bellied cast iron balustrading, whole supported on 8 slender cast iron columns, trumpet capitals with acanthus decoration. Four wall monuments of early C19 by Chapman of Frome. Central panelled pulpit reached by a flight of steps to each side, turned newel posts, ramped handrails. Jacobean communion table on turned legs. Pair of rusticated ashlar gate piers to forecourt, moulded caps; pair of wrought iron gates with spear heads to plain shafts; wrought iron lamp overthrow. Coursed rubble wall with segmental coping to each side.

Listing NGR: ST7994851703

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
266994
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00728/34
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