Quinta Congregational Church


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Statutory Address:
Quinta Congregational Church, Bonygarth Road


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Statutory Address:
Quinta Congregational Church, Bonygarth Road

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

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Weston Rhyn
National Grid Reference:
SJ 28096 35968


SJ 23 NE 1/98

WESTON RHYN CP BRONYGARTH ROAD (north side), 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 six bays has two-light windows with mouchettes to three 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 three cusped lights with mouchettes above; pointed doorway to right.

South-west steeple: flush with nave in four stages plus belfry and spire, 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 five bays with windows similar to nave and prominent gabled eaves dormer to east bay. Two-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 six 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.

Listing NGR: SJ2809635968


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


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

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Date: 20 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01909/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Garton - Jones. Source Historic England Archive
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