SHROPSHIRE'S NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS

[former] Presbyterian Chapel, Wem The [former] Presbyterian Chapel, Noble Street, Wem
A Presbyterian congregation was meeting here in the late 17th century. Their chapel was destroyed by a Jacobite mob in 1715. A new chapel was built on the present site in the following year. The congregation became heterodox in the late 18th century, but reverted to orthodoxy in the 19th century. The chapel closed in 1874 and the congregation joined with the Independents in Chapel Street, q.v. The chapel, located in the car park at the back of the White Horse public House in the High Street, has been substantially altered in modern times, with the lowering of the roof and the blocking of windows for its use as a garage. It is now virtually unrecognisable as a former chapel.

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