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Description: The Welsh Baptist Chapel
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209558
OS Grid Reference: TQ2924981393
OS Grid Coordinates: 529249, 181393
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5167, -0.1386
TQ 2981 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER EASTCASTLE STREET, Wl
(The Welsh Baptist Chapel)
Main London Welsh Baptist Chapel. 1889 by Owen Lewis. Red brick with plenty of
stone dressings, slate roof. Eclectic Classical facade.2 storeys, principal feature
being the 2 storey 3 bay full width Corinthian colonnade portico screening front.
Central staircase leads up to landing and the elaborately framed doorway;
balustraded stairs each side, above semi basement, lead to upper gallery entrances.
At 1st floor level within portico are 6 semicircular arched windows and 2 pairs of
segmental hooded windows above. Dormer in attic stone framed and pedimented, taller
and wider to centre. The centre bay of portico breaks forward slightly with date
panel set in a scrolled feature above an open segmental pediment. The frieze of
portico entablature is inscribed "CAPEL BEDYDDWYR CYMREIG".
Listing NGR: TQ2924981393
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Source: English Heritage
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