Prominently sited across the railroad tracks from the Bristol Train Station (WS19), the church was built for a congregation formed in 1859. Resembling a Roman temple with its hexastyle Ionic pedimented portico, the church is the city's best example of Classical Revival. Constructed of Flemish bond brick on a raised basement, the church's sides are marked by brick pilasters and rectangular stained glass windows beneath square windows with latticework grilles. Three tall double-door entrances have stone frames.
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First Baptist Church
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