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Title: Hope Baptist Church with Integral Sunday School, New Road, Hebden Bridge - CBC00906

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Hope Baptist Church with Integral Sunday School, New Road, Hebden Bridge - CBC00906

Description

Grade II



Town Chapel and Sunday School, dated 1857. Ashlar, slate roof. Monumental temple front as one tall storey in 3 bays articulated by giant Corinthian pilasters on moulded bases rising from shallow plinth. Central doorway approached by shallow flight of steps: double moulded panel doors with fanlight, framed by panelled Corinthian pilasters with plain frieze and moulded triangular pediment; over is weathered date plaque. To either side full height window with coved reveal and round head with console keystone. Full width pediment, entablature with bracketed cornice. Right hand return wall of 5 bays articulated by Tuscan pilasters. Same fenestration as front. At right hand end is lower single storey 3-bay Sunday School with half hipped slate roof. Rusticated quoins; moulded ashlar eaves cornice. Similar windows to chapel but without keystones. Panelled pilaster pedimented doorway. High townscape value. Interior: Galleried on 3 sides supported on cast iron columns with foliated capitals and elaborately fretted side braces. Original fittings. Entrance vestibule has mosiac floor laid in 1924 and staircases to gallery with elaborate cast iron balustrade. Contains late C17 oak table which once belonged to John Fawcett, D.D. who founded this church in 1777.



Listing NGR: SD 99282 27181

Historic England List No: 1230080

CMBC Ref: HR 5/201

Date

1982

Rights

PHDA - Calderdale MBC

Relation

Pennine Horizons Digital Archive

Identifier

CBC00906.jpg

Citation

“Hope Baptist Church with Integral Sunday School, New Road, Hebden Bridge - CBC00906,” Pennine Horizons Digital Archive, accessed July 14, 2024, https://penninehorizons.org/items/show/36215.

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