ST3147 : Hope Baptist Church

taken 4 years ago, near to Highbridge, Somerset, Great Britain

Hope Baptist Church
Hope Baptist Church
Highbridge was not initially a hotbed of religious fervour. For many years small groups of people would gather in their own homes to worship, but by 1819 the local Baptists had saved enough to establish a proper place. This was a pretty spartan affair, with a central stove for heat and candles for lighting; baptisms were performed with water drawn from the only pump in the town.

As Highbridge grew so did the congregation; the church was rebuilt in 1867, with lots of other smaller alterations ongoing to this day.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013
Category
Church (Baptist)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3196 4732 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.2602N 2:58.5390W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3197 4731
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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