Jireh Chapel, Haywards Heath

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Jireh Chapel, Haywards Heath
Jireh Strict Baptist Chapel, Haywards Heath.jpg
The chapel
Location Haywards Heath
Country United Kingdom
Denomination Baptist
History
Founded 1879
Architecture
Status chapel
Completed 1879

The Jireh Chapel, is a Strict Baptist place of worship in the town of Haywards Heath in the English county of West Sussex. The chapel was built in 1879.

Sussex has many 19th-century Independent and Baptist chapels in this Vernacular style: a tiled, gabled roof, porch, and red-brick walls with round-arched windows. This example was built in 1879 by William Knight, a horticulturist who was also the chapel's first pastor. It is a Gospel Standard movement chapel.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Elleray 1981, §140.
  2. ^ Ford & Gabe 1981, p. 74.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Elleray, D. Robert (1981). The Victorian Churches of Sussex. Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd. ISBN 0-85033-378-4. 
  • Ford, Wyn K.; Gabe, A.C. (1981). The Metropolis of Mid Sussex: a History of Haywards Heath. Haywards Heath: Charles Clarke (Haywards Heath) Ltd. ISBN 0-9502489-4-0.