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Offline Riding With The Angels

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Re: Former Salem Baptist Chapel, Folkestone
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2011, 20:20:31 »
Yes - essentially the first image was taken with my back against the pipes and about 3' in front of that arch.

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Re: Former Salem Baptist Chapel, Folkestone
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2011, 18:39:33 »
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Thanks for confirming that, Riding With The Angels! I was a bit concerned as it didn`t appear to be the same building.

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Re: Former Salem Baptist Chapel, Folkestone
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2011, 18:16:56 »
They have Bryn, the arch is now the doors though to the kitchen on the 1st floor. In front of that stands a display of these pipes as a screen. The 1st floor at this end now runs across just below the ornate capitals on the arch columns.

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Re: Former Salem Baptist Chapel, Folkestone
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2011, 16:13:01 »
I think that this is the historic organ that was installed in the Chapel. It appears that it was broken up and parts may have been incorporated in the present decor.


Photo from National Pipe Organ Register




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Former Salem Baptist Chapel, Folkestone
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2011, 14:16:13 »
I stumbled (not literally) across this yesterday.

Built in 1873 as the Salem Baptist Chapel in Rendezvous St, Folkestone, it is now The Samuel Peto PH part of JD Wetherspoons. Inside it retains the balconies, double pulpit on the balcony and fantastic ceiling and chandeliers.




 

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