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Latitude: 52.9671 / 52°58'1"N
Longitude: -2.6825 / 2°40'57"W
OS Eastings: 354257
OS Northings: 341304
OS Grid: SJ542413
Mapcode National: GBR 7L.K2X0
Mapcode Global: WH89H.RPT5
Entry Name: Former Presbyterian Chapel Approximately 12 Metres to South West of Number 7 (The Old House)
Listing Date: 31 October 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177666
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260610
Location: Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire, SY13
Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban
Built-Up Area: Whitchurch
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Whitchurch St Alkmund
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. DODINGTON (south-west
SJ 54260 41304 side)
8/56 Former Presbyterian
Chapel approx. 12 metres
to south-west of No. 7
(The Old House)
Presbyterian chapel, latterly school, dance hall and builders store, now
disused. 1716, with late C19 alterations and additions. Red brick,
rendered to front, with some stone dressings. Hipped plain tile roof
with gablets. Moulded stone plinth and chamfered stone quoins to front.
Tall external brick lateral stack at rear. Pair of segmental-headed
windows to front with round-relieving arches above (visible internally)
and C19 two-light wooden casements. Doorway to left with pegged frame.
All now obscured by C19 lean-to addition with 2-light wooden casements to
left and central recessed pair of C19 panelled doors with round-arched
overlight. 4 steps up to door. C19 lean-to addition to left-hand return
front too. Pair of segmental-headed windows at rear (heads rebuilt in late
C19) with round relieving arches above and C19 two-light wooden casements.
Interior: moulded wooden dado rail and moulded wooden cornice. Plaster
ceiling with deep cove to central rectangular panel. This building replaced
the previous meeting house on the site which was destroyed by a mob in 1715.
A series of C18 memorial tablets formerly in the chapel were removed in 1896
to the Congregational (United Reformed) Church (q.v.), also in Dodington,
opposite. R.C.H.M. (England), Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-houses
(London, 1986), pp. 205-6.
Listing NGR: SJ5425741304
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