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Quinta Congregational Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston Rhyn, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9163 / 52°54'58"N

Longitude: -3.0708 / 3°4'14"W

OS Eastings: 328096

OS Northings: 335968

OS Grid: SJ280359

Mapcode National: GBR 72.NBL7

Mapcode Global: WH78C.SYXN

Entry Name: Quinta Congregational Church

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255812

Location: Weston Rhyn, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Weston Rhyn

Built-Up Area: Weston Rhyn

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Weston Rhyn St John

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 23 NE
1/98 Quinta Congregational Church
Shown on O.S. map as Quinta Chapel.
Congregational Church. 1858 for Thomas Barnes with later additions and
alterations. Rock-faced sandstone ashlar; banded slate roofs with coped
verges and ornamental cresting. Nave; chancel; south-west steeple and
south porch: north aisle and vestry. Decorated style. Nave: buttressed
in 6 bays has 2-light windows with mouchettes to 3 eastern bays on south.
Third bay from west occupied by wide gabled porch with ornamental wrought-
iron gates to pointed outer doorway. Decorated-style window to left.
West window of 3 cusped lights with mouchettes above; pointed doorway to
right. South-west steeple: flush with nave in 4 stages plus belfry and
spine,has cusped lancet to second stage on west. Open octagonal belfry
has square-headed openings with cusped tracery to top surmounted by stone
spire with weathervane. Lean-to north aisle: buttressed in 5 bays with
windows similar to nave and prominent gabled eaves dormer to east bay.
2-light window with Y-tracery over lean-to building linking aisle with vestry.
This is dated 1893: square plan with hipped roof and plain corbel table.
Short one-bay chancel: roundel with mouchettes to east wall and broad cusped
lancets on north and south. Decorated iron crosses to west gable of nave
and to porch and probably formerly to east gables of nave and chancel. Interior.
Arch-braced roof in 6 bays to nave. Pointed double-chamfered chancel
arch. Pews, font and other fittings of 1928. Monument. Tablet dated
1908 to Thomas Barnes, founder and builder of church in 1858. Kelly's
Directory of Shropshire (1900) p.277.

Listing NGR: SJ2809635968

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