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Baptist Chapel, Shackerstone

Description: Baptist Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 188221

OS Grid Reference: SK3966206386
OS Grid Coordinates: 439662, 306386
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6538, -1.4151

Location: 47 Main Street, Shackerstone, Leicestershire CV13 0DJ

Locality: Shackerstone
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: CV13 0DJ

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Listing Text

2/89 Barton in the Beans

Baptist Chapel


Baptist Chapel. Dated 1841. Red and yellow brick chequer with slate
roof behind a pedimented gable. Aligned north-south facing south.
2-storeys with sill bands and dentilled eaves broken by a slightly
projecting centre bay with its own open pediment containing a plaque
with pilastered sides and cornice-hood, inscribed "GENERAL / BAPTIST
CHAPEL / REBUILT / 1841". Regular 3-window front; 4-pane fixed lights
to first floor left and right with wedge-shaped lintels grooved as
voussoirs, and raised key blocks. 16-pane glazing bar sash to first
floor centre with raised surround, bracketed sill and bracketed
pediment-hood with antefixae and Greek Revival frieze. Circular light
in gable with heavily moulded surround, and large Venetian window to
ground floor centre with bracketed sill, pilasters and raised key
block. This is flanked by a pair of doors within round-arched
recesses; each has a fanlight with an arch grooved as voussoirs, and a
raised key block. 4-bay side elevations of 16-pane glazing bar sashes
and 4-pane fixed lights, the ground floor windows are in round-arched
recesses. Sill strings and dentilled eaves are continued from the
front. Interior: the 2 front doorways each give access to a staircase
which ascends to the gallery. This is panelled and is supported on
cast iron columns. The chapel retains its oak pews. Panelled pulpit
at the north end with bowed centre and heavy moulded cornice with
dentils; steps to each side with turned balusters, open string and
carved tread ends.

Listing NGR: SK3966206386

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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