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Description: Baptist Chapel and Former School
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 170335
OS Grid Reference: TQ8085828041
OS Grid Coordinates: 580858, 128041
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0233, 0.5775
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TQ82NW RYE ROAD (OFF)
1350-0/6/229 (South side)
20/06/67 Baptist Chapel and Former School
(Formerly Listed as:
Baptist chapel and former Sunday School. Chapel of 1853,
Sunday School of 1899. Chapel built of red brick with 4 bays
facing north and 3 west, each flanked by white brick pilasters
with segmental arched arcading above. The 2 centre arches of
the north front contain Venetian windows; the outer ones are
round-headed at 1st floor level. Eaves cornice of white brick
cogging. Slate roof with brick chimneystack. Gable end facing
west reated as a pediment and with 2 similar arches below it
containing windows on ground and 1st floors. Square porch.
Interior has semi-circular wooden pulpit and gallery supported
on 2 Tuscan columns. Attached is a Sunday School of 1 storey
red brick with slate roof, 1 gabled dormer and 1 false gabled
dormer with clock face. 3 Gothick windows with keystones. 2
plank doors. Pilasters and cogged eaves cornice. Inscription
reads "In memory of Thomas Ellis Slaughter, founder of this
school, died Sept. 28 1899 aged 69 years".
Listing NGR: TQ8144127997
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Source: English Heritage
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