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Cambria Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Swindon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.558 / 51°33'28"N

Longitude: -1.7936 / 1°47'36"W

OS Eastings: 414407

OS Northings: 184364

OS Grid: SU144843

Mapcode National: GBR YPF.WC

Mapcode Global: VHB3L.V3PH

Entry Name: Cambria Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 23 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355893

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318683

Location: Swindon, SN1

County: Swindon

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Swindon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Swindon New Town

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

CAMBRIA PLACE
SU 18 SW SWINDON
3/23 Cambria Baptist Chapel
II

Baptist chapel, 1866. Snecked rock-faced limestone with Bath
ashlar dressings. Slate-hung brickwork to west side, English bond
brickwork with stone dressings to east and rear. C20 interlocking
tile roof. Rear hall extensions. North entrance elevation with
central pair 2-panelled doors within painted pilasters and keyed
archivolt. Thin pediment over. Stone plinth and end pilaster
buttresses. Round-headed 2-pane sash windows either side.
Elevation characteristically Welsh. Each side 3 round-headed cast
iron paned windows within hollow-chamfered reveals.
Internally simple west gallery on 2 slender cast iron columns.
Raised dias with turned balustrade and acorn headed newels.
Boarded flat ceiling. Hall and additions not of special interest.
The chapel is the focal point of Cambria Place, built for the Welsh
community of ironworkers moving to Swindon.


Listing NGR: SU1440784364

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