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Cote Baptist Church, Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney

Description: Cote Baptist Church

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 252074

OS Grid Reference: SP3511403097
OS Grid Coordinates: 435114, 203097
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7255, -1.4930

Location: B4449, Aston, Oxfordshire OX18 2ED

Locality: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 2ED

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Listing Text


10/3 Cote Baptist Church
08/10/81 (Formerly listed as Baptist


Baptist church. Mid C18 (c.1738). Coursed limestone rubble; gabled stone slate
roof, One-cell plan. Georgian style. Gabled 2-storey, 3-window range front.
Semi-circular arch over window with leaded lights, flanked by bracketed flat
hoods and flat stone arches over C18 four-panelled doors. similar first-floor
windows: flat-topped gable surmounted by plaque with side scrolls. Similar
windows to left side wall and rear wall, each of 2-window range. One-storey
range to right, of similar materials with stone end stack, has flat stone arch
over plank door and round-arched windows with leaded lights. Interior: all
fittings installed in 1859. Box pews with hinged doors; gallery with panelled
front supported on corrugated iron posts and reached from 2 sets of C19
quarter-turn stairs. Pulpit with shaped and panelled front and reader's desk,
with lectern, at west end. Memorial tablet to Thomas Dunscombe, pastor, d.1811.
The chapel was founded in 1656.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.557).

Listing NGR: SP3511403097

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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