Worcester Foregate Street Station – Worcester Baptist Church
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This is Worcester Foregate Street Station on Foregate Street in Worcester.
It is near an Odeon cinema, a Gala Casino and the Museum & Art Gallery.
From the platforms.
Views from the platform. I didn’t go around those areas.
A couple of churches.
On the left is Armstrongs Tailors & Cutfitters.
On the right is Worcester Baptist Church. Grade II listed.
Baptist Church. Dated 1863; with later additions and alterations.
Built by Pritchett and Son of Darlington. Coursed sandstone with
sandstone ashlar quoins and architraves, ashlar spire, slate
The spire at the back is probably of the Church of St Mary Magdelene, Worcester.
Church, made redundant 1978, now converted for residential use.
1876-77 by Frederick W. Preedy. Builders Messrs Collins and
Cullis of Tewkesbury. Tower and spire added in 1889; architect Mr
J S Alder of London; builder Mr A Estcourt of Gloucester. Squared
sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings of Bath stone; plain clay
tile roof. Bellcote to E-end of main ridge. Spire is ashlar with
five contrasting colour bands. Middle Pointed style.