SHROPSHIRE NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS

[former] Baptist Chapel, Stafford Road, Oakengates
[former] Baptist Chapel, Stafford Road, Oakengates
This polychrome brick chapel was erected in 1868, the stone-laying ceremony taking place on 11 August of that year. The commemorative plaque has the inscription "BAPTIST CHAPEL 1868" on it. The chapel opened on 5th September 1868, with seating for 200 worshippers. It was described at the time as a "neat, inexpensive, and commodious building, and every way adapted for the purpose of its erection." The chapel was licensed for the solemnization of marriages on 23rd September 1892. The chapel closed in October 1945. In 2003 it was used as the "Chapel Nursery".
Grid ref: SJ 696111

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