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Former First Church of Christ Scientist and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7054 / 52°42'19"N

Longitude: -2.7566 / 2°45'23"W

OS Eastings: 348977

OS Northings: 312241

OS Grid: SJ489122

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2N1C

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.M8K9

Plus Code: 9C4VP64V+59

Entry Name: Former First Church of Christ Scientist and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458381

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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653-1/14/679 (South side)
10/01/53 Former First Church of Christ
Scientist and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
The First Church of Christ Scientist)


Church, originally Methodist chapel and now in use as library.
Dated 1834. Stucco over brick with low pitched roof not
visible. High single storey, 5-window range. Facade
articulated into bays by Corinthian pilasters. 2 doorways with
fluted Doric pilasters and high pedimented heads flanked by
round-arched windows with Doric pilasters set in round-arched
recesses. High parapet with shallow central pediment and
acroteria at each end. Cast-iron railings to basement area
with urn finials. The chapel was first built for the Methodist
New Connection.

Listing NGR: SJ4897712241

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