The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Armitage and Handsacre, Staffordshire

Armitage on Wikipedia.
 

A map of 1902 shows an otherwise unidentified Chap. on Old Road at SK 0821 1608. It's likely to be the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel mentioned on Genuki here. The housing (2023 Streetview) built on its site retains the same footprint.

The Methodist Church on Lichfield Road and The Green. It pre-dates a map of 1902, where it's labelled as Primitive Methodist. SK 0897 1601. Bruce Read. Link.

St. Thomas at Hawksyard Dominican Priory, which is dated here to 1896-1914, with closure in 1988. SK 0664 1626. Bruce Read. Grade II listed.

St. John the Baptist. SK 0772 1649. Bruce Read. Link1Link2. Grade II* listed. A cross in the churchyard is listed separately as grade II.

St. Luke on New Road, Handsacre. It's labelled as Mission Room on older maps, and it pre-dates a map of 1884. SK 0903 1603. Bruce Read.

U.R.C. on Rugeley Road was originally Congregational. This source says that it has closed. A 2023 Streetview provides another view. SK 0777 1617. Bruce Read. Its grade II listing dates it to 1820.

 

 

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