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Plealey Methodist Church, Pontesbury

Description: Plealey Methodist Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259526

OS Grid Reference: SJ4233306978
OS Grid Coordinates: 342333, 306978
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6574, -2.8540

Location: Well Lane, Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0UY

Locality: Pontesbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 0UY

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Listing Text


4/222 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: SJ4233306978

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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