The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Oswestry, Shropshire

Oswestry on Wikipedia.
 

Albert Road Evangelical Church, incorporates part of the Albert Road Congregational Church, and the Albert Hall, which was supported by the Forward Movement, part of the Presbyterian Church of Wales. Gerard Charmley (2011).

Cemetery Chapel. Gerard Charmley (2011).

Christ Church U.R.C. (originally Congregational, 1872). Gerard Charmley (2011). The previous building (ca. 1830) still stands nearby, and was used as a Sunday School after the newer church was built. Link.

Cornerstone Baptist Church was previously a garage!. The earlier Victorian building, and its predecessor are both in non-secular use. All Gerard Charmley (2011). Link.

The former English Presbyterian Church (1888) on Oswald Road. Gerard Charmley (2011).

Hermon Welsh Congregational Church. The date-stone may read 1862. Gerard Charmley (2011).

Oswestry Methodist Church, originally Primitive Methodist. Gerard Charmley (2011).

Our Lady Help of Christians and St. Oswald (R.C.). SJ 290 291. Interior view. Both Dave Westrap. Link.

The former Penuel Welsh Baptist Chapel. Gerard Charmley (2011).

St. Oswald. Another view. Both from old postcards (the first franked 1905) in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view, Dave Westrap. SJ 288 293. Two additional views - 1, 2, and the porch. A doorway has an inscribed stone lintel, which reads - "John Owen, Thomas Brown, William Jones, Edward Wolfe, Wardens 1692". Interior view, showing the Lady Chapel and the Chancel, four more interiors - 1, 2, 3, 4, the stone pulpit, the font of 1662, and the Victorian font. All Dennis Harper (2018). Link1. Link2. Link3. Grade II* listed.

Society of Friends Meeting House. Gerard Charmley (2011).

Trinity Church (1836-7) possesses a most unusual spire. Gerard Charmley (2011). Grade II listed - link.

Welsh Wesleyan Chapel. Gerard Charmley (2011).

 

 

 

 

 
 

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04 March 2023

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