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Railings and Piers to Forecourt of Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8719 / 50°52'19"N

Longitude: -2.9655 / 2°57'55"W

OS Eastings: 332157

OS Northings: 108493

OS Grid: ST321084

Mapcode National: GBR M7.T6JD

Mapcode Global: FRA 46PS.LJB

Entry Name: Railings and Piers to Forecourt of Baptist Church

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374176

Location: Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Chard Town

Built-Up Area: Chard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Chard St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


756-1/4/147 (East side)
29/07/76 Railings and piers to forecourt of
Baptist Church


Railings and piers to Baptist Church of 1842. Central double
gates, on plain rough ashlar piers with plain coping; between
matching railings which extend across the width of the
forecourt. These have cast-iron moulding coping to a low stone
plinth. Substantial square balusters with moulded bases
support a moulded rail, alternate ones have stylized anthemion
finials. To far left and right are tall cast-iron trellises
with cornices surmounted by anthemions enclosed in
semi-circular arches. Below is a pattern of scrolls, circles
and anthemiae.

Listing NGR: ST3215708493

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