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Hamsterley Baptist Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6747 / 54°40'28"N

Longitude: -1.8177 / 1°49'3"W

OS Eastings: 411856

OS Northings: 531080

OS Grid: NZ118310

Mapcode National: GBR HGRD.81

Mapcode Global: WHC50.1RQQ

Entry Name: Hamsterley Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 5 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111866

Location: Hamsterley, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hamsterley

Built-Up Area: Hamsterley (nr Witton-le-Wear)

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hamsterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HAMSTERLEY HAMSTERLEY
NY1131
23/64 Hamsterley Baptist
5.2.87 Chapel
GV II*
Baptish Chapel and Sunday School. Dated 1774 over door. Roughly-coursed and
squared sandstone with quoins; and fourth bay coursed rubble, with ashlar
dressings. Synthetic stone roof with stone gable coping and brick chimney.
Round-headed keyed surround, the key dated 1774 and inscribed BETHEL in Hebrew,
over 3-panel door with 2-pane fanlight in third bay. Keyed round heads to 2
large sashes with glazing bars at left; quoins to right of door. In fourth bay
a large sash with fine glazing bars, flat stone lintel and sill. Gable coping
on moulded kneeler over quoins; chimney at left.

Rear elevation shows door from Sunday School to graveyard; first-floor
horizontal sliding sash,in Sunday School,with broad glazing bars.

Interior shows stair, opposite door, leading to left and right galleries, with
moulded handrail on stick balusters and carved tread ends; later tongue-and-
groove partition against left balustrade; wall at right of stair. Chapel rich
in original features with side steps to panelled pulpit; pedimented panel as
pulpit back between windows. Pews, with shaped ends and panelled backs,
flanking space in front of pulpit, where original font is said to be in floor,
and under gallery which has similar pews. Coat pegs along side and back of
gallery. Panelled dado in entrance passage with small hinged flap to Chapel.
Small panelled cupboard in front wall beside left gable.


Listing NGR: NZ1185631080

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