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Latitude: 54.6163 / 54°36'58"N
Longitude: -2.0268 / 2°1'36"W
OS Eastings: 398369
OS Northings: 524569
OS Grid: NY983245
Mapcode National: GBR GH91.0Z
Mapcode Global: WHB44.V72F
Entry Name: Eggleston Baptist Church
Listing Date: 26 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054852
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111813
Location: Eggleston, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Eggleston
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Eggleston
Church of England Diocese: Durham
EGGLESTON B6282(North side
19/12 Eggleston Baptist s t
Baptist Chapel. Dated 1872 over door. Rock-faced coursed squared sandstone,
in thinner courses towards top, with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with
rendered and stone chimneys. One storey, 5-bays, the left lower.
Steps up to central 6-panel double door with stone-bracketed gabled hood on
painted pilasters, Steps up to 6-panel doors with 3-pane overlights in end
bays; dated lintel over left door and lintel inscribed BRITISH WORKMAN over
right door. Flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills to 12-pane sashes
flanking central door. Roof has 3 chimneys, corniced and with steeply-sloped
rendered tops, at ends of main and left roof. BRITISH WORKMAN inscription
refers to provision of reading room for the workmen of the Eggleston Street
Mill. There is thought to be a strong link with the journal British Workman,
published 1855-1921, which advocated self-help and education. Information
Geoffrey Milburn. Included for social historical interest.
Listing NGR: NY9836924569
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