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Description: Rugby Baptist Church
Date Listed: 10 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 308528
OS Grid Reference: SP5039275422
OS Grid Coordinates: 450392, 275422
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3745, -1.2612
The following buildings shall be included:
SP 5075 SW 1/11
Rugby Baptist Church
Church. 1905. Designed by George Baines and Sons, in the Perpendicular style.
Red brick with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs, with decorative ridge tiles. 3
bay nave with double transepts. Chamfered plinth. East, street front, has
central projecting gabled porch, with angle buttresses, crenelated parapet with
moulded coping. Deeply moulded, 4 centred arched doorway with double plank
doors and ornate iron hinges and traceried fanlight. Above a broad segment
headed window of 7 lights with tracery and hoodmould. Flanked by ashlar
pilasters which rise through the gables as finials. To the right a small square
single storey pavilion, with a 3 light traceried window with hoodmould to each
face, plus a pyramidal roof and lead finial. To the left a tall square,
battered tower with clasping buttresses and ashlar bands, topped by a square
wooden lantern with a short leaded spire. The tower has a deeply recessed,
four-centred arched doorway with double doors with ornate hinges and a traceried
fanlight. Above, each face has a small 3 light traceried window, a small lancet
and 3 light traceried bell openings, topped with a moulded eaves band with
fleurons and gargoyles plus crenelated parapet with moulded coping. Interior
has wide hammer beam roof, supported on single square pillars at the transepts.
Eastern gallery with glazed screen below. West end has moulded four-centred
arch, and raised pulpit with organ case behind. Fine wooden pews throughout.
Good Art Nouveau style stained glass.
Listing NGR: SP5039275422
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Source: English Heritage
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