Description: Rode Baptist Church, Forecourt Wall, Gate Piers and Gate
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 267339
OS Grid Reference: ST8048453926
OS Grid Coordinates: 380484, 153926
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2841, -2.2812
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ST8053 RODE CP HIGH STREET (South East side)
Rode Baptist Church, forecourt
wall, gate piers and gates
Baptist church. Dated 1780 on tablet. Random rubble, dressed quoins, coped gable to frontage, continuous moulded
cornice extending across the base of the gable, slate roof. Plain 2-storey facade, 3 bays; Gothicised sash windows
with glazing bars in semi-circular headed bead-moulded stone surrounds. Central door opening in a similarly moulded
stone surround, paired 3-panelled door, moulded slab hood on cut stone brackets. Single storey, 2-bay assembly room
projecting to rear, paired 12-pane sash windows. Galleried interior with panelled and glazed internal entrance lobby,
gallery supported on slightly bellied turned wooden columns; late C19 pews and pulpit. Paired ashlar gate piers to
forecourt with plain pyramidal cappings, coursed rubble wall extending 7 metres to North and 25 metres to South
incorporating secondary pair of ashlar gate piers giving access to graveyard; paired railed gates to main entrance.
Listing NGR: ST8048453926
Source: English Heritage
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