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Rode Baptist Church, Forecourt Wall, Gate Piers and Gate, Rode

Description: Rode Baptist Church, Forecourt Wall, Gate Piers and Gate

Grade: II
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

Location: High Street, Rode, Somerset BA3 6NZ

Locality: Rode
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 6NZ

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Listing Text

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

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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