City Road Baptist Church

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City Road Baptist Church
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Location within Bristol
General information
Architectural styleItalianate
Town or city Bristol
CountryEngland
Coordinates 51°27′43″N2°35′23″W / 51.461955°N 2.589834°W / 51.461955; -2.589834 Coordinates: 51°27′43″N2°35′23″W / 51.461955°N 2.589834°W / 51.461955; -2.589834
Completed1861
Design and construction
Architect James Medland and Alfred William Maberly

The City Road Baptist Church () is a Baptist church on Upper York Street, Stokes Croft in Bristol, England.

Bristol City and county in England

Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 463,400. The wider district has the 10th-largest population in England. The urban area population of 724,000 is the 8th-largest in the UK. The city borders North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively. South Wales lies across the Severn estuary.

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It was built in 1861 by the Gloucester architects James Medland [1] and Alfred William Maberly. [2]

Gloucester City and Non-metropolitan district in England

Gloucester is a city and district in Gloucestershire, in the South West of England, of which it is the county town. Gloucester lies on the River Severn, between the Cotswolds to the east and the Forest of Dean to the west, 19 miles (31 km) east of Monmouth, 17.5 miles (28.2 km) east of Wales. It has the first traditional crossing point across the longest river in the country, modernised into multiple lanes, connecting Over, a place over the water hence the name of that village — southern counties of England for many decades have been linked by three very long, lower Severn crossings in the very south-west corner of Gloucestershire, quite close to Bristol and Avonmouth on the far side of which is the River Wye being the border of South Wales for several miles.

James Medland

James Medland was county surveyor for Gloucestershire from 1857–89 in which capacity he designed many of Gloucester's public buildings such as the grade II listed Tredworth Road Cemetery chapel (1857).

It has been designated by English Heritage as a grade II listed building. [3]

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A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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References

  1. "Medland, James". Church Plans Online. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-05-12.
  2. "Maberly, Alfred William". Church Plans Online. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-05-12.
  3. "City Road Baptist Chapel and attached steps and railings". historicengland.org.uk. Retrieved 2007-03-16.