Montecute Baptist Church, south Somerset, England, UK
Contributor:Tony Smith / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:3000 x 3808 px | 25.4 x 32.2 cm | 10 x 12.7 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:13 June 2013
Location:Montecute, South Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Baptist Church. 1879. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables. In an Early English style, with gable ends to road. Plinth: main gable features a Geometric rose window under trefoil gable vent, with a cusped label in pointed segmental-arched recess below left: on south-west corner a quasi-turret with gable end having segmental- arched doorway flanked by Gothic foliated capital shafts under label roll, above which is a rather wide cusped lancet and a clock-face in the gable; across main gable and in angle formed by projecting turret, leading to first floor of same, an open covered stair with pitched Welsh slate roof and arches and pillars to match doorway: cast iron finials to both gables. C20 chimney stack to north-west corner. Foundation stone with date and architect's name on front wall. South side elevation has 4 pairs pointed segmental-arched windows under continuous label. Attached to rear a 7 bay schoolroom block, sash windows below and semi-circular arched casements above under continuous arched label. Further extension to east. Interior not seen. About 10 metres west the front boundary wall, ashlar with plinth and angled coping, with square piers having frieze bands and bell- hip caps: railings with taper points to middle and top rails, fleur-de-lys tops to arch-braced standards, matching gates, adding to setting of Church