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Baptist Church and Attached Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1878 / 51°11'16"N

Longitude: -2.1909 / 2°11'27"W

OS Eastings: 386751

OS Northings: 143192

OS Grid: ST867431

Mapcode National: GBR 1VC.JWV

Mapcode Global: VH97N.ZD3S

Entry Name: Baptist Church and Attached Shop

Listing Date: 11 September 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313406

Location: Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Longbridge Deverill

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: The Deverills and Horningsham

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 84 SE
(east side)
3/185 Baptist Chapel and
attached shop


Particular Baptist chapel and former school room, now shop
premises. Early C18. Coursed rubble stone, tiled roof, brick
stack to right. Four-windowed chapel, 1-windowed schoolroom.
Chapel has three tall round-arched leaded windows to left, planked
door to right with round-arched leaded window over, lighting
gallery. Two storey schoolroom has 6-panelled door with flat
wooden hood and 16-pane flush sash to right, round-arched fixed
window to first floor, chamfered rusticated quoins to chapel and
schoolroom. Moulded stone eaves cornice. Rear of chapel has three
square-headed leaded windows to right, 2-light casement to ground
and first floor of gallery end to left, schoolroom to left has 16-
pane sash to both floors.
Interior of chapel has C19 south gallery on cast-iron composite
columns, pine gallery balustrade, C19 pews with some reused C18
panelling. C18 octagonal pulpit with fielded panelling. Marble
tablets on north wall to John Clark died 1803, signed Biggs of
Bath, and to Joseph Thresher, died 1842, both ministers of this
chapel. Chapel founded in 1660s and associated with the Adlam
family of Bull Mill (q.v.) Ceased to be used for worship early
1980s. (B. Watkin, Crockerton, 1983.)

Listing NGR: ST8675143192

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