The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Shropshire

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Abdon, St. Margaret.
SO 5754 8661. Paul Wood (2015). Link. Grade II* listed.
Acton Burnell, St. Mary. Another view. Another, also showing part of Acton Burnell Castle. Interior view. Langley Chapel. Interior view. Disused, and now in the care of English Heritage. SJ 538 001. All James Murray.
Acton Round, St. Mary the Virgin. Another view, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, and the altar and font. SO 634 956. All Dennis Harper (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Acton Scott, St. Margaret. Another view. Interior view. All John Bowdler. Grade II* listed.
Alberbury, St. Michael and All Angels. Another view. SJ 358 144. Both Les Needham (2011). Grade II* listed - link.
Albrighton, St. Mary Magdalene on High Street. SJ 809 044. Roy Graham. Two further views - 1, 2, interior view and font, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Methodist Church, also on High Street. Graeme Harvey (2010). Interior view, Dennis Harper (2011). Link. St. Joseph (R.C.) on Bushfield Road. Dennis Harper (2011). Link.
All Stretton, St. Michael and All Angels (1902). SO 462 958. John Bowdler. Link. Chapel End is a former Congregational (later U.R.C.) Chapel of 1907, closing in 1984 and subsequently converted to residential use (dating from here). SO 4599 9564. Chris Kippin (2021).
Alveley, St. Mary the Virgin. Another view and an interior view. SO 759 842. All Peter Morgan (2009). Another view, three interior views - 1, 2, 3, the altar and East Window, and the font; there are also traces of medieval wall paintings. All Dennis Harper (2013).  Grade II* listed. Methodist Church (built as Primitive Methodist, 1862). Another view. SO 762 842. Both Peter Morgan (2009 and 2019). Since Peter took his first photo the chapel has closed, and after being used as a tea-room (the sign is visible almost side on to the left of the left-most window in this view, Dennis Harper [2013]) by 2019 it had become a community centre.
Ashford Bowdler, St. Andrew. Another view. Box pews. All John Bowdler. Link.
Ashford Carbonell, St. Mary Magdalene. Two further views - 1, 2, two interior views - 1, 2, and the early font. SO 5251 7100. All Steve Bulman (2011). Grade II* listed. A number of monuments in the churchyard are listed separately - they can be found here. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel (1878). SO 5245 7084. Chris Kippin (2020). Link.
Asterley, Methodist Church. Old Chapel. Both John Bowdler (2010).
Asterton, the derelict former Primitive Methodist Chapel. This source dates it to 1839, and says it "probably closed during the late 1950's". Compare the photo of the chapel therein, from 2005, with Chris's recent photo - the building continues to deteriorate. Another view, and the largely unreadable date-stone. SO 3989 9133. All Chris Kippin (2021).
Astley Abbots, St. Callixtus. SO 709 963. Dorothy Turley. Two additional views - 1, 2, two interiors - 1, 2, the chancel, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Aston Botterell, St. Michael and All Angels. Another view, and the font, all Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II* listed.
Aston Eyre, the Parish Church. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, and the font. SO 653 941. All Dennis Harper (2013). The very fine tympanum over the south doorway, Christopher Skottowe (1964). Link. Grade II* listed.
Aston Muslow, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Another view. This source provides dates of 1862- 2006, since when it has presumably been converted to residential use. SO 5116 8674. Both Chris Kippin (2020).
Aston on Clun, the former Baptist Chapel (1844). SO 3937 8178. The former Ebeneser Primitive Methodist Chapel. It has a date-stone for 1862. SO 3945 8185. Link. Both Chris Kippin (2020).
Atcham, St. Eata. Eata was a disciple of St. Aidan, and later (685 AD) Bishop of Hexham. Two interior views- 1, 2, the altar and font. SJ 541 092. All Dennis Harper (2013). Link. Grade I listed.

Bache Mill, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Another view. Dates of 1879 to "between 1941 and 1964" from here. SO 5025 8606. Both Chris Kippin (2020).
Badger, St. Giles. SO 768 996. Roy Graham. Two further views - 1, 2, two interior views - 1, 2, and the very unusual font, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Barrow, St. Giles, an Anglo-Saxon foundation, and there are parts of the church remaining from the eighth century. An additional view and the porch, two interiors- 1, 2, the chancel arch, the altar and font. SO 658 999. All Dennis Harper (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Baschurch, All Saints. SJ 422 218. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Link3.
Batchcott, All Saints. Many web sources have this church listed under Richard's Castle, Herefordshire. Graeme Harvey. Grade I listed.
Battlefield, St. Mary Magdalene, now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Alan Hopkins. Two further views - 1, 2, and the gate, all John Bowdler. Link.
Bayston Hill, the former Christ Church, now a private residence. The Old Chapel, now in use by a catering firm. Both James Murray.
Beckbury, St. Milburga. Another view, two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. All Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Grade II* listed - link.
Bedstone, St. Mary. SO 369 738. Coxall Baptist Church. SO 368 748. Both Ken Taylor.
Benthall, St. Bartholomew (1667). SJ 657 026. Bill McKenzie. Another view, the sun-dial, two of the interior - 1, 2, the pulpit and the font. All Dennis Harper (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Bentlawnt, the former Ebenezer Primitive Methodist Chapel. Another view of the original building, the date-stone for which reads 1854. The smaller extension also has a tablet, which reads "MSS 1924" or possibly "MSS 1934". SJ 3348 0141. All John Bowdler (2010). Since John took his photos, this former church has been partially demolished, and the rest renovated, and presumably converted to residential use, seen here, Chris Kippin (2021).
Bettws-y-Crwyn, St. Mary (O). Another view, interior, altar, and the font. SO 206 814. All John Bowdler (2013). Grade II* listed. Black Mountain Baptist Chapel (ca. 1850). Although St. Mary is reputedly, the highest church in England, the chapel is actually about 50 feet higher. Another view. SO 202 825. Both John Bowdler. Link. John has drawn my attention to this document, which has a little history, and proposals to repair and make the building suitable for community use. This more recent photo shows that some remedial works have been carried out. John Bowdler (2013).
Billingsley, St. Mary. The font. Both Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II* listed.
Bishop's Castle.
Bitterley, Chapel. SO 571 761. Chris Kippin.
Bitterley Court, St. Mary. Another view. SO 571 773. Both Les Needham (2011). Grade II* listed.
Blackford, the Methodist Chapel, which was built as Primitive Methodist in 1869. It stands in an isolated position at SO 5979 8303. According to this source, it replaced a tin chapel which had been built in 1823 (whether it was on the same site is not specified). Chris Kippin (2020).
Blithfield - see Admaston, above.
Boningale, St. Chad. Two further views - 1, 2, interior view, and the unusually attractive font. All Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Grade II* listed - link.
Boraston, the Parish Church. Chris Kippin (2017). Link. Grade II listed.
Bouldon, Heath Chapel (dedication lost), the only remnant of one of England's "Lost Villages". SO 557 856. Percival Turnbull. Two further views - 1, 2, and a close-up of the door. These three Steve Bulman (2009).
Bourton, Holy Trinity. Interior view, the font, and the carved pulpit. SO 597 963. All Steve Bulman (2011). Grade B listed - link.
Brandhill, the former Primitive Methodist Chapel. This source provides dates of 1842-1969. It's now in residential use. SO 4218 7875. Chris Kippin (2020).
Bridges, Kinnerton Methodist Church. It sits in an isolated position about half a mile to the S.W. of the village. SO 3873 9625. Chris Kippin (2020). Link.
Bridgnorth.
Broadoak, the former Congregational Chapel, now in use as Tuckhill Village Hall. It has a date-stone for 1866. SO 7861 8879. Both Chris Kippin (2020). Link.
Broadstone, Chapel (CoE), at SO 5446 8978. Another view, and the interior. Link. Grade II listed. A plaque marks the site of the demolished Primitive Methodist Chapel at Primrose Bank, at SO 5449 8919. According to the plaque its dates were 1862-1953, but this source prefers an opening date of 1861. I've been unable to find a photo of this chapel. All Chris Kippin (2020).
Brockton, the Methodist Chapel, originally Primitive Methodist. Its My Primitive Methodists entry dates it to 1870. SO 3261 8593. Chris Kippin (2021). Link1. Link2.
Bromfield, St. Mary the Virgin. SO 482 768. Les Needham (2011). Link. Grade I listed - link.
Broseley, All Saints. Graeme Harvey (2010). Link.
Bryn, the former St. Chad. Absent on a map of 1891, it was built by 1903, and still shown as a place of worship on a map of 1978-80. I've been unable to find any references to it on-line, nor is it mentioned in my edition of the Shropshire Pevsner. SO 2941 8518. Chris Kippin (2021).
Bucknell, St. Mary. Another view. The font. SO 355 739. All Ken Taylor. In 2014, the builders were in - another view, interior, and the font, all Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade II listed. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel at SO 3573 7401. This source gives a building date of 1849, with closure "before WWII". It's now in residential use. Chris Kippin (2020).
Buildwas, Holy Trinity (thanks to Mike Berrell for the confirmation). Gill Gaiser. Grade II listed. The ruins of Buildwas Abbey, from an old album, dateable to about 1893, in Christopher Skottowe's Collection. Link. Grade I listed.
Burford, St. Mary. SO 583 680. Aidan McRae Thomson. Another view. David Adams. Another view, two interior views - 1, 2, the font, one of several monuments to the Cornwall family, and another; there is a cross in the churchyard, of which only the steps are medieval, the column and top being Victorian (Pevsner). All Steve Bulman (2011). This postcard was originally in the Unknown section. Identified by Phil Draper, he says that the photo on the postcard (from Judy Flynn's Collection) must have been taken at quite an early date, as the  church was enlarged and re-built in 1889. Compare with here and here. Grade I listed - link.
Burwarton, the former St. Laurence, which is now in residential use. SO 6176 8490. Chris Kippin (2020). Grade II listed. Nearby stands the ruins of the medieval St. Laurence, at SO 6180 8500. The grade II listing includes a photograph of the remains, which are completely overgrown. The former St. Mary's Wesleyan Methodist Chapel at The Hales, rather less than a mile SSW of the village. SO 6111 8390. This link provides dates of 1815 for the acquisition of the land, with the chapel's sale "in the early 1960's". It also says it was subsequently used by the Apostolic Church, who offered it for sale in 2002. Chris Kippin (2020).

Cardeston, St. Michael. SJ 395 123. Les Needham (2011). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Cardington, St. James. SO 5063 9515. Dorothy Turley. Another view, from Streetview in 2009. Link. Grade I listed. For listed churchyard monuments, and a sun-dial, see here. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel, as seen by Streetview in 2009. It's dated here to 1869, though the congregation was older. It was sold in 1951. According to the owner, who Chris spoke to, the building in the Streetview image is of the former chapel, reduced in height and converted to residential use. It was later completely demolished and a new house built on the site, as seen here, Chris Kippin (2021). SO 5059 9535.
Caynham, St. Mary. Interior view. SO 5538 7328. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. Another interior view, the font, and a window, all Steve Bulman (2011). Grade II* listed. Some churchyard memorials (including a cross) are listed separately, and they can be found here. The Methodist Chapel was built as Wesleyan, probably in the 1830's. SO 5574 7353. Chris Kippin (2020). Link. Grade II listed.
Cefn Einion, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. The date-stone above the porch is for 1868. Now converted to residential use, this source dates its closure to no later than 1963. SO 2862 8585. Chris Kippin (2020).
Chapel Lawn, St. Mary. Another view. SO 3159 7635. Both Paul Wood (2017). Link.
Chelmarsh, St. Peter. Dorothy Turley.
Cheney Longville, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel.
SO 4312 8445. Chris Kippin (2020). Link.
Chetton, St. Giles. SO 663 904. Dorothy Turley. Two additional views - 1, 2, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2013). Grade II* listed.
Chetwynd, St. Michael & All Angels. Peter Morgan. Link.
Chirbury, St. Michael. Interior view, and the font. SO 261 985. All Steve Bulman (2011). Grade I listed - link.
Chorley, the Baptist Church at High Green. Another view. SO 7012 8324. Both Chris Kippin (2020).
Church Preen, St. John the Baptist. Another view. Its grade II* listing dates it to the first half of the 13th century, originally "part-monastic". SO 5433 9815. Both Chris Kippin (2021). Link.
Church Pulverbatch, St. Edith. Another view. SJ 4299 0292. Both Chris Kippin (2021). Link. Grade II* listed. Some tombs and a memorial in the churchyard are separately listed - they can be found here.
Church Stretton.
Claverley, All Saints. SO 792 935. Roy Graham. Two interior views - 1, 2, the altar, two fonts (1, 2, the first Norman and rather fine, the second allegedly Saxon), all Dennis Harper (2013). Grade I listed.
Clee St. Margaret, St. Margaret. Two additional views - 1, 2, the latter showing herringbone work. SO 5645 8436. Link. Grade II* listed. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel (1866), which went out of use in the 1960's or early 1970's. SO 5650 8446. All Chris Kippin (2020). Link.
Cleehill, St. Peter. SO 593 753. Les Needham (2011). Link. The ruins of a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, dating from the late 18th centur
y. A few tumbled gravestones remain, and parts of the churchyard wall remain at full height. SO 594 756. A successor chapel, plus schools, were planned in the later 19th century, but the funds ran out and only the school was built, so the congregation worshipped there for some years from 1878 (date-stone). SO 590 754. Funds were eventually secured, and a new chapel was commenced in 1903, adjacent to the school. Now substantially altered for residential use, its date of closure is not so far known. SO 590 754. All Chris Kippin (2020). The history of these various Methodist buildings is told in more detail here and here.
Cleestanton, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, converted to residential use. This source dates it to 1922, with closure in 1970. SO 5734 7926. Chris Kippin (2021).
Cleeton, St. Mary. SO 610 787. Les Needham (2011). Link.
Cleobury Mortimer, St. Mary the Virgin (O). SO 6740 7579. Cyril D. Blount. Some further views - 1, 2, and the interior, all John French. The following photos of St. Mary are all Steve Bulman (2009) - interior view, East Window, side chapel and window, a carved basin; the deformed tower arch - Pevsner says that only the outer order is original (C12), the others being C19 reinforcements. Methodist Church. Chris Kippin advised in 2018 that the church had recently closed. SO 6749 7589. Steve Bulman (2009). St. Elizabeth (R.C.). SO 6768 7603. Chris Kippin (2018). Link. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1790) was sold to the Primitive Methodists in 1864. An old photo (with a little history) is available here. It has since been used as offices, and more recently, as flats. SO 6716 7575. Chris Kippin (2020).
Cleobury North, St. Peter and St. Paul. Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II* listed.
Clun, St. George. SO 3003 8056. Link. Grade II* listed. Methodist Church (1877) on High Street, built as Ebenezer Primitive Methodist. SO 3032 8090. All Steve Bulman (2011). The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Newport Street, at SO 3017 8103. The Streetview van passed by in 2010, and zooming in allows us to see the date-stone, which says it was originally built in 1838, and re-built 1899. It has a final date of 1976, presumably the date of conversion to its present residential use. Chris Kippin (2020).
Clunbury, St. Swithin. SO 3710 8066. Dorothy Turley. Another view, Paul Wood. Grade I listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel has long been in residential use. Not labelled on an O.S. map of 1903, it is shown on one of 1884. It's dated here to 1836. SO 3693 8069. Chris Kippin (2021).
Clungunford, St. Cuthbert (O). SO 395 787. Dorothy Turley. Another view, the porch, and an interior view, all Steve Bulman (2009).
Clunton, St. Mary (1870). SO 3353 8135. Steve Bulman (2011). Interior view, Chris Kippin (2020). Grade II listed. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel stands at SO 3363 8138. It has a date-stone for 1870. According to its My Primitive Methodists entry, it was for sale in 2013. Chris Kippin (2020).
Coalbrookdale, Holy Trinity. Bill McKenzie.
Cockshutford, the former Primitive Methodist Chapel. This source dates it to 1869 to the 1950's. It was eventually converted to residential use. SO 5828 8498. Chris Kippin (2021).
Colemere, St. John the Evangelist. SJ 437 329. Dave Westrap. Link.
Condover, St. Andrew and St. Mary. The tower. Interior view. All James Murray.
Coreley, St. Peter. Chris Kippin (2017). Grade II* listed.
Corfton, the former Seifton Bache (or Seifton Batch, or Golden Placket) Primitive Methodist Chapel at New House. This source dates it to 1862, with closure in the 1950's. SO 4812 8390. Chris Kippin (2020).
Cound, St. Peter. SJ 5583 0500. Kevin Price (2012). Link. Grade I listed.
Craven Arms, Methodist Church. SO 433 828. Ken Taylor. St. Andrew's Community Church. SO 435 827. Les Needham (2011).
Cressage, Christ Church. Gill Gaiser. Link.
Criftins (aka Dudleston Heath), St. Matthew. SJ 365 367. Eirian Evans.
Crudgington, St. Mary. Peter Morgan.
Culmington, All Saints. Pevsner explains the bizarre spire as resulting from it never having been completed in stone, and the present ghastly structure erected in 1967-8. Two further views - 1 (note the herring-bone masonry), 2, and two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. This link has an un-dated illustration of the church with its spire as it was before the modern addition. SO 493 819. All Steve Bulman (2011). Grade II* listed - link.
Cwm Head, St. Michael. Another view. Two interior views - 1, 2 - and the font. SO 424 886. All John Bowdler. Another view, showing a "Sold" notice. Chris Kippin.

Darliston, the former Wesleyan Methodist Church (1861), now in residential use. Another view. SJ 580 335. Both Dennis Harper (2012). Link.
Dawley, Holy Trinity. Derrick Reeves.
Diddlebury, St. Peter (O). Interior view. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. The following are all Steve Bulman (2009) - two further views - 1, 2, the west doorway into the tower (note the varied stonework), and two interior views - 1, 2.
Ditton Priors, St. John the Baptist. SO 6083 8917. From an old postcard (franked 1908) in Reg Dosell's Collection. Two modern views - 1, 2, both Chris Kippin (2020). Link. Grade II* listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now converted to residential us
e. SO 6066 8882. Chris Kippin (2020). The former Hillside Primitive Methodist Chapel on Bent Lane. It stands a little under a mile SSW of the village at SO 6011 8780. Chris Kippin (2020).
Doddington, St. John the Baptist. SO 615 762. Les Needham (2011). Link.
Donington, St. Cuthbert. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Three modern views - 1, 2, 3, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Grade II* listed - link.
Dorrington, St. Edward. James Murray.
Dovaston, U.R.C. (1879). Built as Congregational, it was preceded by an earlier Congregational Chapel, now in residential use. Both Peter Morgan (2013). Link.
Dudleston, St. Mary the Virgin. SJ 346 384. Eirian Evans.
Dudleston Heath - see Criftins, above.

East Wall, the much altered and extended former Primitive Methodist Chapel. Another view. It's dated here to 1857-1936. SO 5288 9307. Both Chris Kippin (2021). Another view from Streetview, in 2009.
Easthope, St. Peter. Another view, and the interior. SO 5661 9513. Chris Kippin (2021). Link, which says that the medieval church was destroyed in a fire in 1923, and subsequently re-built in a broadly similar style. Grade II listed.
Eaton-under-Heywood, St. Edith. Interior view. Both Aidan McRae Thomson.
Edgmond, St. Peter. Peter Morgan.
Edgton, St. Michael. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. SO 3865 8573. Some of the box pews have charming carved decoration. All Steve Bulman (2014). Grade II listed. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel, unrecognizable as a former chapel, has been converted to residential use. Its My Primitive Methodists entry dates it to 1834, and this source implies that closure long pre-dated its de-registration in 1989. SO 3870 8585. Chris Kippin (2021).
Ellerdine Heath, Methodist Church, built as Wesleyan in 1814. Sandy comments "the curious window arrangement is due to intervening extension, when the vestibule section was raised to full height to accommodate a staircase for access to a retro-fitted gallery (now removed)". Sandy Calder.

Farlow, St. Giles. Another view. SO 6395 8062. Both Paul Wood (2015). Link. Grade II listed. About a kilometre S.S.E. of the village stands Melville Chapel, which is labelled as Wesleyan on the 1903 25" O.S. map. Another view. Both Chris Kippin (2020). This link advises of a building date of 1833, and it was still active in 2020.
Ford, St. Michael.  SJ 412 139. Les Needham (2011). Grade II listed - link.
Forton, All Saints. Martin Briscoe.
Frankwell, Shrewsbury - see Shrewsbury.
Frodesley, St. Mark. James Murray.

Glazeley, St. Bartholomew. The interior. Both Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II listed.
Great Ness, St. Andrew. SJ 397 190. Dave Westrap.
Greete, St. James. Two further views - 1, 2, two interior views - 1, 2, and the very plain font, which Pevsner lists as late medieval. SO 577 708. All Steve Bulman (2011). Grade II* listed - link.

Halford, St. Thomas. SO 436 833. Les Needham (2011). Grade II listed - link.
Harley, St. Mary. Two interior views - 1, 2, the ancient font. Another font stands outside the church. All Dennis Harper (2012). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Hayton's Bent
, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now in residential use. Its My Wesleyan Methodists entry dates it to 1837, with closure circa 1980. SO 5177 8057. Chris Kippin (2021). Link.
Heath Chapel
- see Bouldon above.
High Ercall, St. Michael and All Angels. SJ 594 173. Len Brankin.
Highley, St. Mary (O). Dorothy Turley. Two further views - 1, 2 - and an interior view, all Peter Morgan (2009). Link. The former Methodist Church, now in residential use. Peter Morgan (2009). Since the congregation left their old home, they now meet in what Chris thinks may be a former school. SO 7418 8330. Chris Kippin (2020). Apostolic Chapel. This source says it may be a former church, perhaps sold in 2015. SO 734 841. Chris Kippin (2020).
Hinstock, St. Oswald. Another view. Both Peter Morgan (2010). Link. Methodist Church (1831). Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2012).
Hodnet, St. Luke. SJ 613 286. Peter Morgan. Four additional views - 1, 2, 3, 4, all Martin Richter (2018). Link1. Link2. Link3. Grade I listed. A shameful news item about grail-hunters at Hodnet.
Holdgate, Holy Trinity (O). Interior view. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. A fascinating church, which, though sadly in a poor condition, has much to interest the church student. The following are all Steve Bulman (2009) - the fine Norman doorway within the porch, another interior view, Sheila-na-gig, the superb font (1, 2, 3, 4).
Hope, Holy Trinity. Another view. SJ 340 015. Both John Bowdler.
Hope Bagot, St. John the Baptist. SO 588 740. Steve Bulman (2009). Link.
Hope Bowdler, St. Andrew. Interior view. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. Link.
Hopesay, St. Mary. SO 3892 8328. Paul Wood (2017). Grade I listed.
Hopton Bank, Methodist Church (1880). SO 621 768. Les Needham (2011).
Hopton Cangeford, the former Parish Church (1766), now in residential use. SO 548 804.
Chris Kippin. Grade II* listed.
Hopton Castle, St. Mary. It was built in 1870-1 and stands on the site of a medieval predecessor. SO 3634 7825.
Paul Wood (2017). Grade II listed.
Hopton Wafers, St. Michael & All Angels. Dorothy Turley.
Hughley, St. John the Baptist. Interior view, rood screen and pulpit. SO 5648 9793. All Chris Kippin (2021). Link. Grade I listed.

Ightfield, St. John the Baptist. SJ 5925 3865. Don Tomkinson. The grade II* listing dates it to the late 15th century, with a restoration and partial re-build in 1865.
Ironbridge, St. Luke. SJ 672 034. James Murray. Link.

Jackfield, St. Mary the Virgin. Interior view. Both James Murray. Two additional interiors - 1, 2, the altar and font, all Dennis Harper (2013). Link.

Kemberton, St. John the Baptist and St. Andrew - apparently the chancel is St. John the Baptist and the nave is St. Andrew. Two interior views - 1, 2, East window, the altar, and the font. SJ 729 046. All Dennis Harper (2014). Link. Grade II listed.
Kinlet, St. John the Baptist. Another view. Both Chris Kippin. Link. Grade I listed.
Kinnerley, St. Mary. Another view. Both Peter Morgan (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Kinnerton, Methodist Church - see Bridges, above.
Knockin, St. Mary. The porch, and an interior view. All Peter Morgan (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Knockin Heath, Methodist Chapel, built as Ebenezer Primitive Methodist in 1831, and enlarged in 1857. Both Peter Morgan (2013). Link1. Link2.
Knowbury, St. Paul (O). Interior view. SO 5721 7524. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. Another view the font, pulpit, and the altar and reredos. All Steve Bulman (2009). Link. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel. SO 5722 7480. Chris Kippin (2020). This link provides a date of 1838, with closure circa 1963. It's been converted to residential use.
Knowle, Mission Church, a tin tabernacle. SO 5975 7407. Chris Kippin (2017). Link. A former Primitive Methodist Chapel stands a short distance north, and is another tin tabernacle. This source dates it to 1879, closing in 1917 when a new building replaced it. SO 5981 7400. Chris Kippin (2020). The My Primitive Methodists entry has a photo of the successor building after its conversion to residential use. Assuming this identification is correct (and it has to be said that there are no obvious identifying features), it stands at circa SO 5983 7392, and it can be seen in a 2009 Streetview.

Leaton, Holy Trinity. SJ 46934 18353. Carole Sage (2007). Link. Grade II listed.
Leebotwood, St. Mary. Two additional views - 1, 2, four of the interior - 1, 2, 3, 4, the font, and an example of the wall-paintings re-discovered in 1976. SO 471 986. All Dennis Harper (2016). Grade II* listed.
Lilleshall, St. Michael and All Angels. Two additional views - 1, 2, and the sun-dial. Three interiors - 1, 2, 3, the chancel, the East window, the pulpit and the font. The list of incumbents goes back to 1232. Link. Grade I listed. The ruins of Lilleshall Augustinian Abbey. Three additional views - 1, 2, 3. SJ 7377 1421. Link. All Dennis Harper (2018).
Linley, St. Leonard, now cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust. Two additional views - 1, 2. A doorway with Norman tympanum above. A much finer one adorns a blocked doorway. Two interior views - 1, 2, the chancel, and the font. All Dennis Harper (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Little Drayton, Christ Church (1846-7, O). The tower. SJ 663 336. Both Martin Richter (2018). Link (and About). Grade II listed.
Little Ness, St. Martin. SJ 407 198. Dave Westrap.
Little Stretton, All Saints. SO 4435 9188. Roy Graham. Another view, Steve Bulman (2018). Link. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel (1867). This source advises of a closure date of 1940. Chris Kippin (2020). The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel is now in use as the village hall. According to this website, its dates are 1867-8 with closure in the 1920's. SO 4435 9193. Chris Kippin (2020).
Little Wenlock, St. Lawrence. Gill Gaiser.
Llanfair Waterdine, St. Mary.
SO 2401 7631. Paul Wood (2015). Link. Grade II listed.
Llanyblodwel, St. Michael the Archangel. Three additional views - 1, 2, 3. All Peter Morgan (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Longden, St. Ruthen. James Murray.
Longdon upon Tern, St. Bartholomew. SJ 622 154. Len Brankin.
Longnor, St. Mary. Interior view. Both James Murray.
Loppington, St. Michael and All Angels. SJ 471 292. Dave Westrap. Link.
Loughton, the church (no dedication). Another view. SO 6156 8299. Both Paul Wood (2015). Link. Grade II listing, which dates it to 1622.
Lower Netchwood, the former Primitive Methodist Chapel, which is in a remote position south of Monkhopton. Another view, and the date-stone for 1861. Its closure is given here as 2016 or 2017. SO 6241 9157. All Chris Kippin (2021).
Ludford - see Ludlow.
Lower Wood, the former Primitive Methodist Chapel, which stands in an isolated position to the S.E. of Woolstaston. It's dated here to circa 1872, closing in 1950, and later converted to residential use. SO 4663 9763. Chris Kippin (2021).
Ludlow.
Lydbury North, St. Michael and All Angels. Two interiors - 1, 2, the chancel, side-chapel, and the font. All Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade I listed. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel, now converted to residential use. Its My Primitive Methodists entry dates it to 1872, with closure in the 1980's. This source mention de-registration in late 1983, so closed before then. SO 3500 8619. Chris Kippin (2021).
Lydham, Holy Trinity. Steve Bulman (2011). Grade II* listed.

Madeley, Telford - see Telford.
Mainstone, St. John the Baptist. Another view, an interior view, the font, pulpit, roof and the porch. All John Bowdler. Link. Primitive Methodist Chapel (1892), John Bowdler (2006).
Market Drayton.
Marton, St. Mark. SJ 2886 0260. Paul Wood (2017). Grade II listed.
Meadowtown, the former Primitive Methodist Chapel. It's dated here to 1871 to circa 1978. SJ 3113 0123. Chris Kippin (2021).
Melverley, St. Peter, a church for connoisseurs of wood construction techniques. Another view, and an interior view. SJ 333 165. All Les Needham (2011). Three additional views - 1, 2, 3, five more of the interior - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, a window, the pulpit and the font, all Dennis Harper (2018). Link1. Link2. Link3. Grade II listed.
Middleton (near Chirbury), Holy Trinity, which impressed Chris with an impressive set of carved bench ends and other wood work. Its grade II listing dates it to 1843. Another view, and the interior. SO 2972 9934. All Chris Kippin (2021).
Middleton (near Ludlow), Holy Trinity. SO 540 773. Les Needham (2011). Two additional views - 1, 2, both Chris Kippin. Link.
Middleton Scriven, St. John the Baptist. Interior view, and the font. All Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II listed.
Milson, St. George. Chris Kippin (2017). Link. Grade II* listed.
Minsterley, Holy Trinity. James Murray. Another view, the carvings over the door, two interior views - 1, 2, pulpit and tester, all John Bowdler (2010). Methodist Church, originally Primitive Methodist, dating from 1924. James Murray. Another view. John Bowdler (2010). A photo of the chapel before recent renovations can be seen here. Congregational Church (1833). John Bowdler (2010). Link.
Monkhopton, St. Peter. Another view, and the interior. SO 6256 9343. All Chris Kippin (2020). Link. Grade II* listed.
Morda, Primitive Methodist Chapel (1871). Peter Morgan (2014).
More, St. Peter. John Bowdler.
Moreton Corbet, St. Bartholomew. James Murray. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.
Moreton Say, St. Margaret. Robert Clive (Clive of India) is buried here. Another view. SJ 6300 3445. Both Martin Richter (2018). Grade II* listing. which advises that although there is some surviving fabric of the 12th century, much of the building dates to the 18th century.
Morton, Methodist Church, built as Bethel Primitive Methodist Chapel in 1838. Peter Morgan (2013). Link.
Morville, St. Gregory the Great. SO 669 939. Kevin Price (2011). Three additional views - 1, 2, 3, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, the altar, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2013). Link. Grade I listed.
Much Wenlock, Holy Trinity. Bill McKenzie. Another view, and two interior views - 1, 2, all John Bowdler. Another view and interior view, both Dennis Harper (2004). Link. Grade I listed. The remains of Wenlock Priory, John Bowdler. Another view, Simon Edwards (2011). The following two images are taken from an album dateable to circa 1893, in Christopher Skottowe's Collection - 1, 2. Link. Grade I listed. Methodist Church on King Street, built as Primitive Methodist (1862). The left part of the building was added as a Sunday School (Sabbath School, as the plaque has it) in 1883. Dennis Harper (2012). Link.
Munslow, St. Michael. Bill McKenzie. Interior view. Aidan McRae Thomson. Another view, interior view, the font, and the East Window, all Steve Bulman (2011). Grade I listed.
Myddle, St. Peter. SJ 467 236. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.
Myndtown, St. John the Baptist. Another view, and the doorway.
SO 3904 8954. All Paul Wood (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.

Nantmawr, Soar Methodist Church (1840 - date-stone). Both Peter Morgan (2014).
Nash, St. John the Baptist. Chris Kippin (2017). Link. Grade II* listed.
Neen Savage, St. Mary. Jamie Gaukroger. Two additional views - 1, 2, both
Chris Kippin. Chris has an old illustration showing the church when it had a spire on top of the tower. Link1. Link2.
Neen Sollars, All Saints. Chris Kippin (2017). Link. Grade II* listed.
Neenton, All Saints. Four additional views - 1, 2, 3, 4. two interiors - 1, 2, the altar, and the font. SO 637 877. All Dennis Harper (2014). Link.
New Invention, the former Primitive Methodist Chapel, now a private residence. Gerard Charmley (2010).
Newcastle on Clun, St. John the Baptist. An unusual centre-pivoted gate. Mike Berrell advises that this is known as a tapsel gate, and provides this link. Another view of the gate. SO 2533 8262. All John Bowdler. The 25" O.S. map of 1903 shows a Primitive Methodist Chapel. Now demolished, it stood on Mill Road at SO 2489 8226. The site can be seen on a 2009 Streetview, and the plaque just visible above the car can be seen in close-up here, Chris Kippin (2020). It provides dates of 1891-1984.
Newport, St. Nicholas. Peter Morgan. Link. Former Congregational Church. Gerard Charmley (2010). Former Wesleyan Methodist Church. Gerard Charmley (2010). The previous Wesleyan Chapel is shown here, and is now in commercial use. Gerard Charmley (2010). Former Primitive Methodist Church - has also been a Masonic Hall. Gerard Charmley (2010).
Norbury, All Saints. The porch, font, and fine roof. SO 3640 9283. All John Bowdler. Link. Grade II* listed. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel, now in residential use. This source dates it to 1869, with closure in the 1990's. SO 3625 9265. Chris Kippin (2021).

Oldbury, St. Nicholas. Two additional views - 1, 2. two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. SO 717 920. All Dennis Harper (2013). Link.
Onibury, St. Michael. SO 456 792. Ken Taylor. Link.
Oswestry.

Pant, Primitive Methodist Chapel (1865). SJ 272 220. Mike Berrell (2010). The date-stone, Dennis Harper (2014). The former Congregational Church (1907), now in secular use. SJ 276 225. Mike Berrell (2010). Another view. Les Needham (2011).
Peatonstrand, the site of the demolished Primitive Methodist Chapel. It stood where the nearer half of the terrace now stands. A photo of the site after demolition is available here, and there is a link on that page to a photo of the chapel itself. The same link also provides dates of 1873-1985. SO 5373 8480. Chris Kippin (2020).
Pennerley, the former Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, dated here to 1869, and going out of use, probably in the late 1990's or early noughties, before conversion to residential use. Another view. SO 3557 9919. Both Chris Kippin (2021).
Peplow, Chapel of the Epiphany (1877-9). Two further views - 1, 2. SJ 637 248. All Martin Richter (2018). Link. Grade II listed.
Plealey, Chapel. James Murray.  My appreciation to Janet Gimber, who has advised that this chapel is Methodist. Originally Congregational, it later became Baptist before the Methodists took over. According to the Wikipedia entry, it has also been used by Shrewsbury Evangelical Church.
Plowden, St. Walburga (R.C.). Chris Kippin. Link.
Pontesbury, St. George. Another view. Both James Murray. And another view, Gerard Charmley (2010). Link. Methodist Chapel, originally Wesleyan (1896), with schoolroom added in 1932. Both Gerard Charmley (2010). Baptist Chapel (1833), Congregational Chapel (1839) and the former Primitive Methodist Chapel, now a private residence, all Gerard Charmley (2010).
Pradoe, the Anglican Church, which is extra-parochial, and without a dedication, dates from 1860. Interior view. SJ 363 248. Both Dave Westrap. Two additional views - 1, 2, both Peter Morgan (2014). Grade II listed.
Prees, St. Chad. Gill Gaiser. Three further views - 1, 2, 3, interior view, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2012). Link. Grade II* listed. The former Congregational Church (1862). This site says it was still in use in 2001. Dennis Harper (2012).
Priest Weston (or Priestweston), the former Zion Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, now a pottery. SO 2911 9743. Chris Kippin (2021). Link, wherein it is dated to 1845-6, with closure after 1949.

Quatford, St. Mary Magdalene. Another view. Both  Dennis Harper (2013). Three interior views - 1, 2, 3, the pulpit and font, all Dennis Harper (2015). Grade II* listed.
Quatt, St. Andrew. SO 757 882. Roy Graham. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Four interior views - 1, 2, 3, 4, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.

Ratlinghope, St. Margaret. Another view, and a plaque recording the church restoration in 1905. SO 4027 9689. All Chris Kippin (2021). Link. Grade II listed. Large scale O.S. (e.g. the 25" of 1892-1914) mark the Supposed site of St. Giles's Priory (Augustinian) immediately north of the church, at SO 4027 9691. More details here. In this 2009 Streetview the site marked on the map lies a little closer to the camera than the church.
Rose Grove, the former Primitive Methodists Chapel, which stands at SO 1736 8558. Its My Primitive Methodists entry dates it to 1868, with closure in the 1960's. Chris Kippin (2020).
Rushbury, St. Peter. SO 5137 9185. Dorothy Turley. Interior view, Aidan McRae Thomson. Link. Grade II* listed. The former (or site of the former) Wesleyan Methodist Chapel at Roman Bank, about of a mile S.E. of the village. It's unclear what, if anything survives of the chapel, but the present building occupies the same footprint. This source dates it to 1836, closing in 1928. It also has a photo of the former chapel taken in 1986. SO 5210 9091. Chris Kippin (2021).
Ruyton-XI-Towns, St. John the Baptist. SJ 394 221. Dave Westrap. Two additional views - 1, 2, an interior, the chancel, pulpit and font, all Dennis Harper (2013). Link. Grade II listed.
Ryton, St. Andrew. Another view, interior view, and the font. Link, which says the dedication was only re-discovered in the 1980's. Hence this Grade II listing entry, which says dedication unknown, is the same church. All Dennis Harper (2010).

Shackerley, White Ladies Priory - see White Ladies, below.
Sheinton, St. Peter and St. Paul. Another view. Both James Murray. Another view, interior view, and the font. All Dennis Harper (2011). Grade II* listed - link.
Shelve, All Saints. Another view. An interior view, the font, and an unusual lectern. All John Bowdler.
Sheriffhales, St. Mary the Virgin on Church Lane. SJ 758 120. Martin Briscoe. An additional view, three of the interior - 1, 2, 3, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2018). Link. Grade II* listed.
Shifnal, St. Mary (R.C.). Trinity Methodist Church on Victoria Road. Both Chris Emms (2009). St. Andrew. SJ 746 075. Another view. Both Chris Emms (2010). Link.
Shipley, the former Congregational Chapel, now in residential use. Its former schoolroom can also be seen. This source dates it to 1861, closing "sometime after 1947". SO 8092 9511. Chris Kippin (2020).
Shipton, St. James. Bill McKenzie. Interior view. Aidan McRae Thomson. Another view, interior view, and the font, all Steve Bulman (2011). Grade B listed - link.
Shrewsbury.
Sibdon Carwood, St. Michael. SO 4130 8315. Paul Wood (2017). Link. The grade II listing dates it to 1741.
Sidbury, Holy Trinity. The font. Both Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II* listed.
Silvington, St. Michael. SO 621 799. Les Needham (2011). Grade II* listed - link.
Smethcote (or Smethcott), St. Michael and All Angels. Two additional views - 1, 2, and the porch. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. SO 449 994. All Dennis Harper (2016). Link. Grade II listed.
Snailbeach, St. Luke. Another view, interior view, and the font. Primitive Methodist Church. All John Bowdler (2010). Lordshill Baptist Church. Kevin Price (2012). The Mission Hall. Kevin Price (2012).
Stanton Lacy, St. Peter. Another view. SO 495 788. Both Chris Kippin. Link (slow to load). Grade I listed.
Stanton Long, St. Michael. Interior view. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. Link.
Stapleton, St. John the Baptist. James Murray.
Stiperstones, Methodist Church, which also serves as a conference centre. SJ 361 002. Link. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel. Its My Primitive Methodists entry dates it to 1869, with closure "probably ... in the 1990's" and subsequent conversion to residential use. SJ 3638 0033. Both Chris Kippin (2021).
Stockton, St. Chad. Martin Briscoe. Another view, interior view, altar and font, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link.
Stoke St. Milborough, St. Milburga. SO 5663 8229. Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II* listed. The village also had two chapels, a Wesleyan Methodist (the right half of the building) and a Primitive Methodist, and both have been converted to residential use. The P.M. stands at SO 5671 8244, and this source gives it dates of 1942-1972. The Wesleyan stands further north, at SO 5676 8283, and this source dates it to 1842-1922. Both Chris Kippin (2020).
Stoke upon Tern, St. Peter, which dates from 1874-5, on the site of an earlier church. Quite how old it was is at present uncertain, but parish registers go back to the mid-17th century. Another view. SJ 638 280. Grade II listing, which mentions that the church has a drawing of the previous building. About midway between the village and Stoke Heath lies a small converted former Primitive Methodist Chapel (1841 - date-stone). It seems to have still been active into the 1970's or 1980's. SJ 647 2994. All Martin Richter (2018).
Stokesay, St. John the Baptist. Bill McKenzie. Another view. Dorothy Turley. And another view, Ken Taylor. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the font, all Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Stottesdon, St. Mary. SO 6724 8289. Dorothy Turley. Link. Grade I listed. The former Methodist Chapel at SO 6707 8287. Old maps show it was originally Wesleyan. Chris Kippin (2020). Grade II listed.
Stowe, St. Michael & All Angels. Interior view. SO 310 737. Both Ken Taylor.
Sutton Maddock, St. Mary. Another view, the porch, two interior views - 1, 2, font, and altar, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Grade B listed - link.

Tasley, St. Peter and St. Paul. Originally medieval, the present building dates from 1840. Two additional views- 1, 2. SO 696 942. All Dennis Harper (2014). Link.
Telford.
Tern Hill (sometimes Ternhill), the former Methodist Church on Chapel Lane, built as Wesleyan in 1907. It was converted to residential use following closure in 1963. Another view. A photo from when it was still active is available here. SJ 631 327. It was preceded by an earlier chapel nearby, at SJ 6314 3267. Built in 1843, it was demolished sometime after 1977, when the photo mentioned here (but not displayed) was taken. The same website says that it was converted to a house subsequent to closure in 1907. This Streetview shows the site. Both Martin Richter (2018).
The Bog (or Bog Mines), the former Congregational Church. There is some degree of doubt about the identification of the church with this building - see here, but if it is this building, then it dates from 1839, and it's now used as a visitor centre. SO 3561 9800. Chris Kippin (2020).
The Hope, former Primitive Methodist Chapel (1882), now converted to residential use. SO 517 788.  Les Needham (2011).
Tilstock, Christ Church. Another view, two interior views - 1, 2, altar and font. All Dennis Harper (2012).
Titterstone, the former Bedlam Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. It's dated here to 1899-1972, and is now in residential use. SO 5840 7733. Chris Kippin (2021).
Tong, St. Bartholomew. Peter Morgan. Another view, a sun-dial on what appears to be an old cross base, two interior views - 1, 2, chancel, the East window, the altar and font, all Dennis Harper (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Tregodfa, the former Runnis Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Another view. SO 2150 7764. Both Chris Kippin (2020).
Tuckhill, Holy Innocents (1868-9). Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, an unusual angel lectern, and the font. All Dennis Harper (2016). Link.
Tugford, St. Catherine (O). Interior view. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. A fine church, with much of interest. The following are all Steve Bulman (2009) - two more exterior views - 1, 2, the south doorway, the blocked priests door with tympanum, another interior view, the font; the chancel has a number of tomb recesses cut into the outside of the wall.
Twitchen, the former Primitive Methodist Chapel, now in residential use. Its My Primitive Methodist entry dates it to 1833, with conversion by 1993. This source says it was sold at auction in 1983. SO 3699 7928. Chris Kippin (2021).

Upper Broughton, Green Methodist Church, built as Primitive Methodist, is dated here to 1862. It sits in an isolated position on the B4385 to the north-west of Bishop's Castle. SO 3029 9102. Chris Kippin (2021). Link1. Link2.
Upper Hayton, the derelict Primitive Methodist Chapel. This source dates it to 1877, with closure on or before 1980, and says it had a predecessor of 1838. SO 5179 8095. Chris Kippin (2021).
Upper Netchwood, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. It stands in a remote position south-west of Monkhopton. The Shropshire's Nonconformist Chapels entry dates it to 1861, with closure in the 1940's or 1950's. Another view, and the date-stone. SO 6084 9225. All Chris Kippin (2021).
Uppington, Holy Trinity. Another view. SJ 597 094. Both Dennis Harper (2013). Grade II* listed.
Upton Cressett, the former St. Michael, now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. SO 656 925. An additional view, interior view, the fabulous chancel arch, the altar, pulpit, and the splendid font, all Dennis Harper (2013). Link. Grade II listed.
Upton Magna, St. Lucia (or St. Lucy). Of 11th or 12th century foundation, the present building is largely of the 1850's restoration and re-build. SJ 553 124. Jeremy Roberts (2019). Link. Grade II* listed.

Vernolds Common, the former Wesleyan Methodist chapel, now in residential use. The plaque on the wall helpfully provides dates of 1858-1997. Another view. SO 4736 7977. Both Chris Kippin (2020). Link.

Wattlesborough, St. Margaret. SJ 356 117. Ebenezer Methodist Church (1893). SJ 353 116. Both Les Needham (2011).
Weirbrook, Congregational Chapel (1910). Peter Morgan (2014).
Wellington, All Saints. Derrick Reeves. Link.
Welsh End, Methodist Chapel (1859), built as Primitive Methodist. A virtually identical extension was added later, seen here, and additional extensions were added at the back, later yet. Sandy Calder.
Welshampton, St. Michael and All Angels. James Murray. Link.
Wem, St. Peter and St. Paul. Eirian Evans.
Wentnor, St. Michael & All Angels. Bill McKenzie.
West Felton, St. Michael the Archangel. Another view. Link. Grade II* listed. Methodist Church (1909). All Peter Morgan (2014).
Westbury, St. Mary. James Murray.
Westhope, the church (dedication, if it ever had one, is lost). Remarkably, I have not been able to find a single reference to this church on-line. SO 4696 8622. Paul Wood (2015).
Wheathill, Holy Trinity. SO 6219 8215. Paul Wood (2015). Link. Grade II* listed.
Whitchurch.
Whitcott Keysett, the former Primitive Methodist Chapel. According to its My Primitive Methodists entry, it dates from 1868, with closure in the early 1970's. SO 2734 8346. Chris Kippin (2021). Link.
White Grit, the former Methodist chapel. Another view. SO 317 975. Corndon Marsh Chapel, a "tin tabernacle". Another view. SO 314 979. All John Bowdler (2010).
White Ladies, the ruins of the Priory. SJ 826 075. James Murray. Link.
Whittington, St. John the Baptist. 240 SJ 326 312. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Link to an old drawing of the church in the 18th century.
Whitton, St. Mary the Virgin. The porch, and the remains of a medieval cross. Two interior views - 1, 2. A door retains a plain tympanum. SO 575 728. All Steve Bulman (2011). Grade II* listed - link.
Whixall, St. Mary. As Sandy points out, the old gravestones built into the wall suggest that this is a re-build and he supplies a date of 1869. The listed building text says 1867, perhaps meaning the commencement of building work. Interestingly, the listing text says that the old church, which no longer exists, was a quarter of a mile away, so either the gravestones were moved, or the new church was built on a pre-existing graveyard. Sandy Calder. Grade II listed. Methodist Church at Welsh End, built as Primitive Methodist in 1859. At some point an identical extension was added to the left of this building (not shown), as was a rear extension. Sandy Calder. The dilapidated former Wesleyan Chapel at Hollinwood. Sandy Calder.
Willey, St. John (C), the estate church for Willey Hall. C12, the C19 additions are by Blomfield. Another view. SO 672 992. Both Dennis Harper (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Wistanstow, Holy Trinity. SO 432 855. Dorothy Turley. Another view, Aidan McRae Thomson. Another view, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, an example of the wall-texts, and the font. All Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Wistanswick, U.R.C. This was formerly Congregational. Two additional views - 1, 2. All Martin Richter (2018). The grade II listing suggests that the building was built in two phases, with "not much time elapsed between each phase". This link says that the building was start
ed in 1802,  and enlarged in the early 1860's.
Wollaston, St. John the Baptist. SJ 329 122. Les Needham (2011).
Wollerton, U.R.C., previously Congregational. This link gives it a date of 1867-8. The date-stone confirms 1867, though the reading of the accompanying Gothic script eludes me. Another view. SJ 620 304. All Martin Richter (2018).
Woodseaves, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1896), now converted to residential use. SJ 687 310. all Martin Richter (2018). Link.
Woolstaston, St. Michael and All Angels (K). Another view, and the doorway. SO 4522 9847. All Chris Kippin (2021). Link. Grade II* listed.
Woore, St. Leonard. Peter Morgan.
Worfield, St. Peter. SO 758 958. Roy Graham. Three interior views - 1, 2, 3, the altar and East window, and font, all Dennis Harper (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Worthen, All Saints. Another view. Both James Murray.
Wrentnall, Chapel Cottage, which is a former Baptist Chapel. This source provides dates of 1840 to circa 1875, re-opening as Primitive Methodist in 1910, closing in 1986 (by which time it was presumably Methodist), with subsequent conversion to residential use. Another view. SJ 425 038. Both Chris Kippin (2021).
Wrockwardine, St. Peter. SJ 624 154. Len Brankin. Link.
Wroxeter, St. Andrew, which closed in 1980, and is now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, the altar and font, which is said to be the base of a Roman column from the nearby Roman town of Viroconium. SJ 564 083. All Dennis Harper (2013). Link. Grade I listed.

Yockleton, Holy Trinity. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.

 

 
 

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