BAPTIST CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359389
Date first listed:
16-Jan-1989
Statutory Address:
BAPTIST CHAPEL, LADY GATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BAPTIST CHAPEL, LADY GATE

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

County:
Leicestershire
District:
North West Leicestershire (District Authority)
Parish:
Long Whatton and Diseworth
National Grid Reference:
SK 45326 24399

Details

LONG WHATTON LADY GATE SK 4424-4524 (Diseworth) 12/185 Baptist Chapel II

Baptist chapel. Said to have been erected 1752 (Diseworth Local History Society), but may only date back to founding of local Baptist Church 1773. Extended 1824 to provide 2-storey school room. Further alterations 1875, 1928 and 1944. Brick on rendered plinth, the front and right gable roughcast and colourwashed. Dentil eaves, slate roofs, the front pitch of chapel with Swith- land slates. Front has 2 cross casements in raised and painted stone surrounds with keyblocks. Leaded glazing of c1875, each lower light with an ogee arch. Central blocked door with painted stone head, label and keyblock, and frieze inscribed "BAPTIST CHAPEL". To right is extension of 1824, with C20 wooden casement to ground floor, older 3-light wooden casement above, and wide board door to left. Later lean-to to far right. Rear has similar fenestration to front, the chapel windows in altered brick surrounds. Left gable has band course at eaves level, broken by 2 tall arched lights with leaded glazing. Plain interior with late C19-early C20 fittings. Between chapel and school rooms there are hatches at ground floor level, and early C19 sliding panelled shutters and wooden stick balusters at upper level.

Listing NGR: SK4532624399

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
358232
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: 17 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15285/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ray Freeman. Source Historic England Archive
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