SHROPSHIRE'S NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS

Pontesbury Independent Chapel Pontesbury Independent Chapel
This chapel was built in 1839 by Independents who formerly worshipped at Plealey and at Minsterley Independent chapel. The chapel is at the centre of the range, with a Sunday School at one end and the manse at the other end. In 1851 it had seating for 178 worshippers. On Census Sunday 30 March 1851 there were 86 at their afternoon srvice and 29 at their evening one. In addition, the Sunday School had 45 children at their morning meeting and 38 at their afternoon one. The chapel was renovated and enlarged in 1871. It is still in use as a Congregational chapel in 2017. Grid ref: SJ 396062.

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