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Plealey Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontesbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6574 / 52°39'26"N

Longitude: -2.8539 / 2°51'14"W

OS Eastings: 342337

OS Northings: 306970

OS Grid: SJ423069

Mapcode National: GBR BD.5N2N

Mapcode Global: WH8BZ.4G8M

Plus Code: 9C4VM44W+XC

Entry Name: Plealey Methodist Church

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259526

ID on this website: 101055638

Location: Plealey, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pontesbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pontesbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Tagged with: Protestant church building

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Plealey Methodist Church


Methodist chapel. 1828 with later additions and alterations. Painted
brick, hipped slate roof with wide spreading eaves. 3 bays; leaded multi-
paned round-arched windows on long sides with entrance to front under plain
wooden Tuscan porch. Later C19 and C20 additions to rear not included.
Founded by Richard France of nearby Galliers Farmhouse (q.v.) originally as
a Congregational chapel, the chapel became a Baptist chapel followings its
founder's change of religious views in the 1830s and by 1851, for similar
reasons, a Methodist one, which it has subsequently remained. V.C.H. VIII
(1968), Pp. 255, 292.

Listing NGR: SJ4233706970

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