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Baptist Church, Taunton

Description: Baptist Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269874

OS Grid Reference: ST2317024434
OS Grid Coordinates: 323170, 124434
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0141, -3.0966

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 3DL

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Listing Text

(East Side )
Baptist Church
ST 2224 SW 14/349


1814, but with a facade of 1870 by J H Smith. Italian Trecento style. 2 storeys.
Stucco. Gable parapet has enriched cornice with wrought-iron finial. This parapet
is corbelled out on brackets. 3 round headed blind arches with paterae containing
traceried oculi are grouped in echelon. Short 3/4 columns and crocket capitals.
Deep string course over lst floor. Corner pilasters with brackets and nook shafts
with capitals to 1st floor, rusticated to ground floor. 5 windows, centre section
of 3 windows coming forward slightly with nook shafts as before, round heads, keystones,
paterae, crocket capitals and panelled imposts. Italianate tracery, diamond leaded
lights. Deep string course over ground floor. 3 doorways in centre with detail
as before, double 3-panel doors to each.

Baptist Church, gatepiers and walls to forecourt, and Nos 2a to 29 (odd) Silver Street
form a group.

Listing NGR: ST2317024434

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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