Manvers Street Baptist Church, Bath

Manvers Street Baptist Church, Bath

Manvers Street Baptist Church can be found just off Pierrepont Street, amongst the shops, bars and hotels of the modern, southern end of town. An imposing building with a high, steeply sloping roof and an ornate bell tower, the church has been a hub within the local community for centuries. Close to local car parking facilities and Bath Spa train station, this welcoming church makes an ideal start or finish to a walking tour of the city, or can be enjoyed as part of a tour of Bath’s many stunning places of worship.

There has been a Baptist congregation in Bath since the 16th century. Manvers Street Baptist church was completed in 1872, and like many other churches in the UK, grew extensively during the Victorian era. After significant restoration and expansion work at the start of the 21st century, the church opened the Open House Centre, a popular community space which hosts over fifty different community groups, including a student social gathering, mother and baby evenings and volunteer events. The church holds services at 10.30am and 6.30pm each Sunday. All services are free to attend. The church, coffee ship and Open House Centre are all accessible to wheelchair users.

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Sight Name: Manvers Street Baptist Church
Sight Location: Bath, England
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Bath Places of Worship Walking Tour  

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