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Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 50.9917 / 50°59'30"N

Longitude: -1.7521 / 1°45'7"W

OS Eastings: 417495

OS Northings: 121399

OS Grid: SU174213

Mapcode National: GBR 528.MW8

Mapcode Global: FRA 766H.C7H

Entry Name: Baptist Church

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319678

Location: Downton, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Downton

Built-Up Area: Downton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Downton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 1721
(east side)
5/119 Baptist Church


Baptist Church. 1857. English bond brick with diapers in
vitrified headers, Welsh slate roof, limestone ashlar bellcote.
Nave and chancel with north west porch. West end lean-to porch to
left with double panelled doors and fanlight. West front has large
round-arched 2-light windows with margin panes and rose window,
either side are round-arched margin-pane windows, vertical division
of facade by pilasters with raking plinths. Deep eaves on wooden
brackets, gabled bellcote to west gable. Left return has porch
and round window over, to left are two pairs of tall margin-pane
windows, same pilasters as front. Right return has three pairs of
tall margin-pane windows. Rear is east end with gabled roof with
round windows, lower roof levels for church rooms with C20 windows.
Interior not accessible but arrangement of rooms has been altered.
Unusual bold design, replacing a late C18 church on same site.

Listing NGR: SU1749521399

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