ST7667 : Former Bailbrook Mission Church

taken 4 years ago, near to Bathampton, Bath And North East Somerset, England

Former Bailbrook Mission Church
Former Bailbrook Mission Church
"Bailbrook Mission Church was opened on 4 July 1892 for workers in the local Robertson jam orchards" LinkExternal link . "Timber-frame clad in corrugated iron, with corrugated iron roof ... An exceptionally elaborate example of a "tin tabernacle", an industrially produced (and generally temporary) form of church incorporating early systems of pre-fabricated construction. This particular example was the most expensive (and ecclesiastically correct) design, taken from a catalogue of 1889 by William Cooper, Old Kent Road, London. Formerly in a poor state of repair" LinkExternal link .

On the left is the end of the terrace described at LinkExternal link .

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Derek Harper and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
This photo is linked from: Other Photos: · Terrace, Bailbrook Lane · Terrace, Bailbrook Lane ·
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for more Large scale mapping
Grid Square
ST7667, 67 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Derek Harper   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 8 December, 2019   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 12 August, 2020
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7671 6712 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.1576N 2:20.1717W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7670 6710
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
Clickable map
W Go E
Image Type (about): geograph 
This page has been viewed about 144 times
You are not logged in login | register