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Congregational Chapel, Corsham

Description: Congregational Chapel

Grade: I
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 315301

OS Grid Reference: ST8765368546
OS Grid Coordinates: 387653, 168546
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4158, -2.1789

Location: Monk's Lane, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 9PH

Locality: Corsham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN13 9PH

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Listing Text

ST 86 NE
(west side)
3/273 Congregational Chapel
(Formerly listed as Congregational
20.12.60 Church)

Congregational Chapel, 1662, rubble stone with stone-tiled roof,
moulded coping to gables and flush quoins. South front has eyebrow
dormer over 5-light stone lunette with 'Keep thy foot when thou
goest to the house of thy God Ec 5. 1.' in raised letters. Ground
floor has central double doors in flush moulded surround, 2-light
recessed ovolo-moulded window each side and continuous hoodmould.
Stone sundial over door. North side has 3 similar 2-light windows
under single hoodmould, one light of centre window blocked and
slightly off-centre 2-light above under eaves. East end wall has
upper 2-light window and hoodmould.
Interior: outstanding complete interior with closely spaced
panelled pews, galleries on 3 sides and high panelled pulpit.
Plastered roof and painted text, Psalm 92 v.l, above lunette.

Listing NGR: ST8765068545

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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