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Description: Cradley Heath Baptist Church
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219277
OS Grid Reference: SO9471786093
OS Grid Coordinates: 394717, 286093
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4727, -2.0792
SANDWELL MB CORNGREAVES ROAD
SO 98 NW
7/68 Cradley Heath
Baptist church. 1904 (foundation stone). Red brick with terra cotta
dressings and bands. West facade has 5-light window with segmental head
and free Perpendicular tracery under a gable with urn finials. The apex
termination is in the form of a corbelled niche with broken pediment.
At a lower level are four round-headed windows. To left and right are door-
ways with pediments rising from a cornice which continues across the main
west window. Set back behind the left hand doorway is a turret with a
pyramid roof. Set back at the right is a tower with slated spire and
elaborate bell stage. To the north and south the bell openings are framed
by rusticated Doric columns with balustrade and pediment. The nave has
windows of three round-headed lights with free Perpendicular tracery: two
to the north and three to the south. Interior: not accessible at time of
survey, but appeared to have west gallery with curved front, a chancel arch,
and an apsidal east end.
Listing NGR: SO9471786093
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Source: English Heritage
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