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Description: Eastcombe Baptist Church and the Manse
Date Listed: 24 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 132591
OS Grid Reference: SO8900304362
OS Grid Coordinates: 389003, 204362
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7379, -2.1606
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SO 8804-8904 BISLEY-WITH-LYPIATT EASTCOMBE
15/35 Eastcombe Baptist Church and
Baptist church and manse. Manse early C19; church 1860. Coursed
rubble limestone with ashlar dressings; ashlar chimneys to manse;
Welsh slate roof. Rectangular double height church with under-
storey at north-west end. Two-storey manse on south-west side.
South-east front: moulded parapet gable with small bellcote with
spirelet. Central round-arched doorway with glazing bars to
fanlight; double 6-panel doors. Inscription around arch: 'ENTER
INTO HIS-GATES WITH THANKSGIVING, AND INTO HIS COURTS WITH PRAISE'.
Two-light Romanesque style window above. Two other round-arched
windows to each level. Clock face below bellcote with hoodmould.
Three-window fenestration to manse to left, all 16-pane sashes with
stone lintels. Central doorway with 6-panel door; rectangular
light over. North-east side: 2 round-arched windows at each level.
Rear: plain parapet gable end. Two round-arched windows; small
circular window centrally above with stained glass. Central
doorway to under-storey with rectangular light over plain door;
four 16-pane sashes. Altered fenestration to rear of manse.
Interior to chapel: plain tunnel vault supported on 4-bay round-
arched arcades with cast iron columns. Panelled front to gallery.
Organ above entrance has projecting segmental fronted balustrade.
Various C19 memorials, some transferred from earlier church
building contemporary with manse.
(M.D. Lambert and J. Shipman, The Unknown Cotswold Village:
Eastcombe 1500-1980, 1981).
Listing NGR: SO8900304362
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Source: English Heritage
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