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Eastcombe Baptist Church and the Manse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7379 / 51°44'16"N

Longitude: -2.1606 / 2°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 389003

OS Northings: 204362

OS Grid: SO890043

Mapcode National: GBR 1MN.SPX

Mapcode Global: VH94Z.HLM3

Entry Name: Eastcombe Baptist Church and the Manse

Listing Date: 24 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132591

Location: Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Built-Up Area: Chalford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bussage with Eastcombe

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO 8804-8904 BISLEY-WITH-LYPIATT EASTCOMBE

15/35 Eastcombe Baptist Church and
The Manse

II

Baptist church and manse. Manse early C19; church 1860. Coursed
rubble limestone with ashlar dressings; ashlar chimneys to manse;
Welsh slate roof. Rectangular double height church with under-
storey at north-west end. Two-storey manse on south-west side.
South-east front: moulded parapet gable with small bellcote with
spirelet. Central round-arched doorway with glazing bars to
fanlight; double 6-panel doors. Inscription around arch: 'ENTER
INTO HIS-GATES WITH THANKSGIVING, AND INTO HIS COURTS WITH PRAISE'.
Two-light Romanesque style window above. Two other round-arched
windows to each level. Clock face below bellcote with hoodmould.
Three-window fenestration to manse to left, all 16-pane sashes with
stone lintels. Central doorway with 6-panel door; rectangular
light over. North-east side: 2 round-arched windows at each level.
Rear: plain parapet gable end. Two round-arched windows; small
circular window centrally above with stained glass. Central
doorway to under-storey with rectangular light over plain door;
four 16-pane sashes. Altered fenestration to rear of manse.
Interior to chapel: plain tunnel vault supported on 4-bay round-
arched arcades with cast iron columns. Panelled front to gallery.
Organ above entrance has projecting segmental fronted balustrade.
Various C19 memorials, some transferred from earlier church
building contemporary with manse.
(M.D. Lambert and J. Shipman, The Unknown Cotswold Village:
Eastcombe 1500-1980, 1981).


Listing NGR: SO8900304362

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