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Cambria Baptist Chapel, Swindon

Description: Cambria Baptist Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 318683

OS Grid Reference: SU1440784364
OS Grid Coordinates: 414407, 184364
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5580, -1.7936

Location: 34 Cambria Place, Swindon SN1 4AB

Locality: Swindon
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN1 4AB

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Listing Text

3/23 Cambria Baptist Chapel

Baptist chapel, 1866. Snecked rock-faced limestone with Bath
ashlar dressings. Slate-hung brickwork to west side, English bond
brickwork with stone dressings to east and rear. C20 interlocking
tile roof. Rear hall extensions. North entrance elevation with
central pair 2-panelled doors within painted pilasters and keyed
archivolt. Thin pediment over. Stone plinth and end pilaster
buttresses. Round-headed 2-pane sash windows either side.
Elevation characteristically Welsh. Each side 3 round-headed cast
iron paned windows within hollow-chamfered reveals.
Internally simple west gallery on 2 slender cast iron columns.
Raised dias with turned balustrade and acorn headed newels.
Boarded flat ceiling. Hall and additions not of special interest.
The chapel is the focal point of Cambria Place, built for the Welsh
community of ironworkers moving to Swindon.

Listing NGR: SU1440784364

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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