BAPTIST CHURCH AND FORMER STABLES AT REAR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307290
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
BAPTIST CHURCH AND FORMER STABLES AT REAR

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Location

Statutory Address:
BAPTIST CHURCH AND FORMER STABLES AT REAR

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Stoke St. Gregory
National Grid Reference:
ST 34322 27479

Details

ST32NW STOKE ST GREGORY CP STOKE ST GREGORY VILLAGE

3/66 Baptist Church and former stables at rear

II

Baptist church with detached stable range. Dated 1895. Red brick, English bond, limestone dressings, coped verges, slate roof. Plant continuous gallery, entrance on south front, meeting room on north front. South side gable fronted, circular window in gable end, three 2-light pointed arch windows linked by continuous hoodmould, stepped buttresses to outer bays with lancets flanking single storey projecting gabled porch also with lancets in outer bays, semi-circular headed opening with central column carrying 2 arched head openings with recessed doors approached by flight of 3 steps; 4 square panels at plinth level record the date of building and those present when it was opened. Three bay returns, full height pilaster buttresses carrying entablature with 'bird's mouth' brick cornice, arch head 2-light windows with marginal glazing bars. Entrance to meeting room projecting in north-east corner, a fifth plaque beside the square headed doorway commemorates the opening of the church. Single storey meeting room at rear. Interior: canted continous gallery with cast iron enriched railings, carried on cast iron columns, diagonally boarded ceiling and stained pine dado and pews, some with baskets and clips to hold wet umbrellas, internal porch with stairs opening out, reading desk with flanking stairs, organ with decorated pipes in gallery above. Stables: red brick, double Roman tiled single storey 3-bay shelter shed with tackroom adjoining right, square headed plank door and window opening. The stables were for the horses of the parishioners attending the service.

Listing NGR: ST3432227479

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
271234
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: 28 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/05954/25
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