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Baptist Chapel, Laxfield

Description: Baptist Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280186

OS Grid Reference: TM2936972362
OS Grid Coordinates: 629369, 272362
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3015, 1.3627

Location: High Street, Laxfield, Suffolk IP13 8DZ

Locality: Laxfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 8DZ

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Listing Text

TM 27 SE

9/66 Baptist Chapel


Baptist chapel. 1810; enlarged 1850; renovated and re-seated 1897. Red brick
with white brick facade. First floor brick band. Hipped 2-span roof of
glazed black pantiles. 2 storeys. Symmetrical facade. 2 slightly inset
bays, each with a flush-frame sash window with small panes. Below are
matching doorways, each with 6-panel door, moulded architrave and a good semi-
circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars. Tall semi-circular headed
window to centre, below which is a tablet commemorating the martydom of John
Noyes near this spot in 1557. 3-bay returns, the bays inset, with 2-light
casement windows under flat arches. Gallery around 3 sides supported on
slender cast iron columns. Most of gallery benches are original, otherwise
seating and pulpit date from 1897.

Listing NGR: TM2936972362

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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