The Churches of Britain and Ireland
Mynydd Seion Welsh Presbyterian Church on Llanfair Road. SH 945 774. © Mike Berrell.
The former Mynydd Sion Chapel (Calvinistic Methodist) on Llanfair Road. Now in secular use. SH 945 774. © Mike Berrell. The grade II listing advises that it dates from 1867-8, replacing an earlier chapel of 1791 nearby.
St. Michael stands on the site of an 8th century church. Another view, the interior, and a window. SH 946 777. All © Mike Berrell. An old postcard view, from John Bowdler's Collection. Link. Grade II* listing - which provides dates of building of the late 12th to early 13th century, with modifications or a re-build of circa 1400.
St. Paul's English Methodist Church (1879-80) on Market Street. SH 948 775. © Mike Berrell. Grade II listed. Howard Richter has advised that old maps show that St. Paul's had a Wesleyan predecessor at SH 9484 7751. Recorded on the 1872-3 map, it was demolished sometime between 1913 and 1961. The site can be seen on a 2018 Streetview here.
St. Therese of Lisieux (R.C., 1934) on Dundonald Avenue. SH 946 779. © Mike Berrell. An old postcard view, from Susan Heighes's Collection. The grade II listing says that the architect (G. Rinvolucri) designed a church in a similar style in Ludlow - see St. Peter on the Ludlow page.
08 December 2019
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