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The Chapel on the Rock

A Grade II Listed Building in Telford, Telford and Wrekin

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6279 / 52°37'40"N

Longitude: -2.4753 / 2°28'31"W

OS Eastings: 367921

OS Northings: 303456

OS Grid: SJ679034

Mapcode National: GBR BW.7K9J

Mapcode Global: WH9DG.Y6FQ

Entry Name: The Chapel on the Rock

Listing Date: 9 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362196

Location: The Gorge, Telford and Wrekin, TF8

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: The Gorge

Built-Up Area: Telford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ironbridge

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

IRONBRIDGE NEW BRIDGE ROAD
1.
5362 Nos 52 and 53
(The Chapel on the Rock)
SJ 6703 14/339 9.8.74

II GV


2.
Said to have been built as a chapel in circa mid-C18 but contains circa C17 stopped
chamfer ceiling beams. John Fletcher the Methodist Minister at Madeley from 1760
to 1785, is said to have preached here.
Converted to a pair of brick cottages and retaining nothing of the chapel form except
perhaps for a gabled stone porch-like projecting at the rear of No 52. Wooden casement
windows. Included for historical associations.


Listing NGR: SJ6792103456

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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