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QUINTA CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: QUINTA CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

List entry Number: 1054208

Location

QUINTA CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, BONYGARTH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Weston Rhyn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255812

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WESTON RHYN C.P. BRONYGARTH ROAD (north SJ 23 NE side) 1/98 Quinta Congregational Church II Shown on O.S. map as Quinta Chapel. Congregational Church. 1858 for Thomas Barnes with later additions and alterations. Rock-faced sandstone ashlar; banded slate roofs with coped verges and ornamental cresting. Nave; chancel; south-west steeple and south porch: north aisle and vestry. Decorated style. Nave: buttressed in 6 bays has 2-light windows with mouchettes to 3 eastern bays on south. Third bay from west occupied by wide gabled porch with ornamental wrought- iron gates to pointed outer doorway. Decorated-style window to left. West window of 3 cusped lights with mouchettes above; pointed doorway to right. South-west steeple: flush with nave in 4 stages plus belfry and spine,has cusped lancet to second stage on west. Open octagonal belfry has square-headed openings with cusped tracery to top surmounted by stone spire with weathervane. Lean-to north aisle: buttressed in 5 bays with windows similar to nave and prominent gabled eaves dormer to east bay. 2-light window with Y-tracery over lean-to building linking aisle with vestry. This is dated 1893: square plan with hipped roof and plain corbel table. Short one-bay chancel: roundel with mouchettes to east wall and broad cusped lancets on north and south. Decorated iron crosses to west gable of nave and to porch and probably formerly to east gables of nave and chancel. Interior. Arch-braced roof in 6 bays to nave. Pointed double-chamfered chancel arch. Pews, font and other fittings of 1928. Monument. Tablet dated 1908 to Thomas Barnes, founder and builder of church in 1858. Kelly's Directory of Shropshire (1900) p.277.

Listing NGR: SJ2809635968

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Kelly's Directory' in Cambridgeshire, (1900), 277

National Grid Reference: SJ 28096 35968

Map

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