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The Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9405 / 50°56'25"N

Longitude: -2.6334 / 2°38'0"W

OS Eastings: 355590

OS Northings: 115866

OS Grid: ST555158

Mapcode National: GBR MP.P0N0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CM.9WB

Entry Name: The Baptist Church

Listing Date: 3 November 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261452

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST5515NE YEOVIL CP SOUTH STREET (South side)

8/114 The Baptist Church

3.11.80

GV II

Church essentially of 1828/9 (on the site of a 1688 church), but refronted and
extended in 1868. Ham stone ashlar main facade, with a roughcast return along
Petters' Way; hipped Welsh slate roof. A 2-storey 3-bay facade in semi-classical
style, with deep plinth incorporating door to lower ground floor on left-hand
side: a flight of 12 steps with wing walls leads to a recessed porch with a
3-bay Doric portico in antis, with console keystones and alternate colours of
stone; the centre shafts having Corinthian caps. Matching single windows to
sides at both levels, with brackets to cills at ground floor level and recessed
aprons to first floor. String course with shallow dentils lining through with
porch, and full dentilled cornice with plain parapet over. The return along
Petters' Way is of 3-bays, with quoins in the middle of the wall denoting the
extent of the 1868 addition. The interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: ST5559015866

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