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Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton Deane, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0141 / 51°0'50"N

Longitude: -3.0966 / 3°5'47"W

OS Eastings: 323170

OS Northings: 124434

OS Grid: ST231244

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JH9Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.PF7

Entry Name: Baptist Church

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269874

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Eastgate

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(East Side )
Baptist Church
ST 2224 SW 14/349


1814, but with a facade of 1870 by J H Smith. Italian Trecento style. 2 storeys.
Stucco. Gable parapet has enriched cornice with wrought-iron finial. This parapet
is corbelled out on brackets. 3 round headed blind arches with paterae containing
traceried oculi are grouped in echelon. Short 3/4 columns and crocket capitals.
Deep string course over lst floor. Corner pilasters with brackets and nook shafts
with capitals to 1st floor, rusticated to ground floor. 5 windows, centre section
of 3 windows coming forward slightly with nook shafts as before, round heads, keystones,
paterae, crocket capitals and panelled imposts. Italianate tracery, diamond leaded
lights. Deep string course over ground floor. 3 doorways in centre with detail
as before, double 3-panel doors to each.

Baptist Church, gatepiers and walls to forecourt, and Nos 2a to 29 (odd) Silver Street
form a group.

Listing NGR: ST2317024434

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