Mansfield Road Baptist Church

Mansfield Road Baptist Church is at the junction of Gregory Boulevard and Sherwood Rise in Nottingham.

Mansfield Road Baptist Church
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Mansfield Road Baptist Church
52°58′06″N 1°09′23″W / 52.968224°N 1.156314°W / 52.968224; -1.156314Coordinates: 52°58′06″N 1°09′23″W / 52.968224°N 1.156314°W / 52.968224; -1.156314
CountryEngland
DenominationBaptist
Websitemrbc.org.uk
Architecture
Architect(s)Ernest Richard Eckett Sutton
Groundbreaking26 September 1912
Completed1913

HistoryEdit

Mansfield Road Baptist Church has its origins in a split within the congregation of Stoney Street Baptist Church in Nottingham in 1849.[1]

They built a new chapel on Milton Street which opened in 1851. In 1901 they were joined by the congregation of Broad Street Baptist Church. In 1912 they moved out to the current church which was newly built on the corner of Gregory Boulevard and Sherwood Rise. The Milton Street chapel was sold, and became a lecture hall for the adjacent Nottingham Mechanics' Institution.

OrganEdit

The pipe organ was installed in 1913 by Norman and Beard. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mansfield Road Baptist Church in the Centenary Year, 1949. W. J. Bradbury, H. S. Hitchin. Mansfield Road Baptist Church Centenary Committee, 1949
  2. ^ "The National Pipe Organ Register - NPOR".