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BAPTIST CHAPEL AND ATTACHED COTTAGE

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: BAPTIST CHAPEL AND ATTACHED COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1055006

Location

BAPTIST CHAPEL AND ATTACHED COTTAGE

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Worthen with Shelve

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Nov-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257468

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WORTHEN C.P. LORDSHILL SJ 30 SE

6/137 Baptist Chapel and - attached cottage

- II

Baptist chapel and attached cottage. Dated 1833, re-built 1873 with later alterations. Stucco with plain tile roof. Chapel: gable front; fixed-light round-headed windows to either side of gabled porch with inner 6-panel double doors and one window above to centre; 2 similar windows to 'ritual' east end. Datestone with inscription 'Erected/AD 1833/Rebuilt/1873' to front with pointed finial above to gable. Cottage: probably c.1873; one storey and attic, toothed eaves cornice; plate- glass sashes to left and right of central entrance and to gabled half dormers directly above; 4-panel door with bracketed lean-to hood; rendered internal end stack to right. Interior: majority of fittings late C19; benches, wainscot panelling and reader's desk all of this date but 2 cast-iron columns supporting west gallery may be original. Round- arched panel behind desk supported by 2 pairs of consoles has the painted words "Serve the Lord with Gladness"; circular moulded panels to roof. 4-panel door with rectangular overlight in left wall leads to lean- to vestry. The cottage was formerly the manse and the chapel is described in the work of Mary Webb, the Shropshire novelist. Its re-building dates to the period of extensive improvements at the neighbouring Snailbeach Lead Mine.

Listing NGR: SJ3803702072

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National Grid Reference: SJ 38037 02072

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