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Description: Baptist Church and Sunday School
Date Listed: 24 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 131892
OS Grid Reference: SO8199603179
OS Grid Coordinates: 381996, 203179
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7270, -2.2621
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SO 8103 and KING'S STANLEY MIDDLEYARD
SO 8203-8303 (north side)
13/18 Baptist Church and Sunday School
Baptist church and attached Sunday school. 1824; mid C19 school.
Coursed and dressed limestone, ashlar to school; Welsh slate and
plain tile roofs. Rectangular church with lobby at west end;
school to north. Keeper's house in basement. Front: low-pitched
parapet gable to church with similar to central lobby projection.
Central round-arched doorway with impost blocks; double glazed
doors with fanlight. Two round-arched windows to lobby staircase
with linking sill band. Central recessed round-arched panel above
with raised capital lettering 'BAPTIST CHURCH/FOUNDED 1640'.
Single round-arched window to church on each level either side of
lobby. All church windows have glazing bar casements and fixed
lights. School to left has Romanesque revival style front with
moulded open pediment and central flat-roofed-lobby projection.
Lobby has cornice and moulded round-arched opening in each face.
Two-light round-arched windows with moulded architraves and
imposts, one each side of porch, both with sashes and moulded apron
panel. Incription panel with very small lettering within main
pediment: 'KING'S STANLEY BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL'. South side: 3-
window round-arched fenestration on 2 levels as to front. North
side: paired sashes. Two gabled roof dormers to school with
round-arched windows. Rear: 2 tall round-arched church windows,
now blocked. Various sash windows to school and basement rooms.
Interior: simple church interior with compartment ceiling. Small
gallery has panelled front and is supported on 3 circular pillars.
Gothic organ case. Building stands at end of main vista through
(N.M. Herbert, 'King's Stanley' in V.C.H. Glos. x, 1972, pp 242-
Listing NGR: SO8199603179
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