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Roade Baptist Church and Attached Schoolroom

A Grade II Listed Building in Roade, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1585 / 52°9'30"N

Longitude: -0.892 / 0°53'31"W

OS Eastings: 475893

OS Northings: 251710

OS Grid: SP758517

Mapcode National: GBR BX7.P94

Mapcode Global: VHDSK.H09N

Entry Name: Roade Baptist Church and Attached Schoolroom

Listing Date: 24 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234952

Location: Roade, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Roade

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Roade St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

11/135 ROADE HIGH STREET
(south side)

Roade Baptist Church and
attached schoolroom

The description shall be amended to read:

Non-conformist (Baptist) chapel. Partly of 1736-7; altered in the late C18;
heightened, re-roofed and the window heads renewed in 1802; early C19 schoolroom
and vestry. Coursed limestone rubble with limestone dressings, slate roof,
hipped to left, with lower 2-storeyed schoolroom and vestry to right. Chapel, 2
storeys, 2-window range. 4-panel doors with overlights to left and right of
central ground floor 12-pane sash window. Similar sashes to first floor either
side of central (late C19) clock face in circular moulded stone surround. Doors
and windows have stone lintels. Attached storeyed one-window range slightly set
back with similar door and sashes. Rear with six 12-and 18-pane hornless sash
windows. Left return withoculus to gable wall. Right return with horned sash
windows. Interior: Gallery on slender columns; plain benches throughout (with
planked backs). Baptistry for full immersion stands forward of site of
communion table.
References: RCHM(E), An Inventory of Non-conformist Chapels and Meeting Houses
in Central England (1986), p.146; E A Payne, Roade Baptist Church 1688-1938
(1938).

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SP 7550 ROADE HIGH STREET
(South side)
11/135 Roade Baptist Church and
attached school room
24/2/88
II


Nonconformist chapel. Early C19. Coursed limestone rubble with limestone
dressings, hipped slate roof. 2-storey, 2-window range. 4-panel doors with
overlights to left and right of central ground floor 12-pane sash window.
Similar sashes to 1st floor either side of central clock face in circular
moulded stone surround. Doors and windows have stone lintels. Attached 2-storey,
1-window school-room wing to right, slightly set back, has similar door and
sashes and brick end stack. Interior has gallery on slender cast-iron columns.


Listing NGR: SP7589351710

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