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Baptist Church and Attached Shop, Longbridge Deverill

Description: Baptist Church and Attached Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313406

OS Grid Reference: ST8675143192
OS Grid Coordinates: 386751, 143192
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1878, -2.1909

Location: A350, Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire BA12 8AY

Locality: Longbridge Deverill
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 8AY

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Listing Text

ST 84 SE
(east side)
3/185 Baptist Chapel and
attached shop


Particular Baptist chapel and former school room, now shop
premises. Early C18. Coursed rubble stone, tiled roof, brick
stack to right. Four-windowed chapel, 1-windowed schoolroom.
Chapel has three tall round-arched leaded windows to left, planked
door to right with round-arched leaded window over, lighting
gallery. Two storey schoolroom has 6-panelled door with flat
wooden hood and 16-pane flush sash to right, round-arched fixed
window to first floor, chamfered rusticated quoins to chapel and
schoolroom. Moulded stone eaves cornice. Rear of chapel has three
square-headed leaded windows to right, 2-light casement to ground
and first floor of gallery end to left, schoolroom to left has 16-
pane sash to both floors.
Interior of chapel has C19 south gallery on cast-iron composite
columns, pine gallery balustrade, C19 pews with some reused C18
panelling. C18 octagonal pulpit with fielded panelling. Marble
tablets on north wall to John Clark died 1803, signed Biggs of
Bath, and to Joseph Thresher, died 1842, both ministers of this
chapel. Chapel founded in 1660s and associated with the Adlam
family of Bull Mill (q.v.) Ceased to be used for worship early
1980s. (B. Watkin, Crockerton, 1983.)

Listing NGR: ST8675143192

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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