SHROPSHIRE'S NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS

St.John's Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Whitchurch
St.John's Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Whitchurch

This large gothic chapel (which replaced the former chapel erected in 1810) was designed by local architect John Rogers of Prees and the builder was John Stringer of Sandbach. The chapel was built in 1877-9 at a cost of over 5000. Tenders were invited in September 1877. The foundation stones were laid on 25th October 1877 and the chapel was dedicated at the opening services on 24th April 1879. This chapel has a nave and transept, and a clock tower with a spire 100 ft. high. It is still in use as a Methodist chapel in 2017.
Grid ref: SJ 544417.

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