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Description: Baptist Church
Date Listed: 20 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251674
OS Grid Reference: SP3111327143
OS Grid Coordinates: 431113, 227143
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9419, -1.5488
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CHIPPING NORTON NEW STREET
- Baptist Church
Non-Conformist Church. Established 1733, enlarged in 1816, further enlarged
c1820s and given a new porch in 1863 by Gibbs, Thomson and Colbourne. Coursed
and squared rubble stone, stone dressings and copings, ashlar to roadside facade
with a gabled slate roof. The original (1816) building now serves as a hall and
is to the rear of the c1820s Gothic style church with its later porch. The 1816
block is of 2 storeys, 4 bays with a Regency doorcase with spoked semicircular
fanlight and octagonal plaque above. The 1820s extension has a roadside front
of a gable end with corner octagonal pinnacles and plain 3-light lancets with
above, a rose window. The lean-to porch of 1863 has 3 arches with good stiff
leaf capitals to the columns. The churchyard has a number of memorials including
chest tombs of which the 2 best are to Jabez Kimber (died 1826) and Joseph Hansom
(died 1822) q.v.
Listing NGR: SP3111327143
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Source: English Heritage
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