Oakengates PM Chapel, Shropshire

Information about this chapel can be viewed by following the link to Shropshire’s Nonconformist Chapels.

After closure it was converted in 1983 for use as the Headquarters of the Telford Youth Training Agency. When the photographs were taken in August 2018 it was unused but carried the name Wesley House.

Oakengates Station Hill Primitive Methodist chapel
Christopher Hill August 2018
downhill side of the chapel with access to rear yard. The chapel was lengthened at both the beginning and end of the Twentieth Century.
Christopher Hill August 2018
commemorative plaque, Oakengates Primitive Methodist chapel
Christopher Hill August 2018
foundation stones for extended chapel
Christopher Hill August 2018
foundation stones for extended chapel showing change of brickwork
Christopher Hill August 2018
where the old joined the new
Christopher Hill August 2018
Oakengates Station Hill Primitive Methodist chapel, uphill side
Christopher Hill August 2018
Oakengates Station Hill Primitive Methodist chapel
Christopher Hill August 2018

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  • By accident we drove past this chapel yesterday, saw the words Primitive Methodist” so stopped to take some pictures

    By Christopher Hill (31/08/2018)
  • Shropshire Archives and Local Studies:

    Ref: NM3038/4/9: Oakengates PM Chapel Schedule 1860. Other documents with circuit records.

    Ref: XNMA44: Wrockwardine Primitive Methodist Circuit Records (previously Oakengates PM Circuit).

    Ref. XPH/O/1/105: n.d. Interior of PM Chapel, Oakengates.

    Ref. X8335/6/12/5: Exterior of Oakengates Chapel (previously PM), year 1975 with adjacent police station.

    Ref. X8335/16/4: Exterior of PM Chapel, Oakengates, early 20th century.

    Ref. NM3083/4/8: Oakengates. Extract from the Primitive Methodist Magazine, Feb., 1847: e.g., First Chapel lasted only 1 year and 7 month. Taken down to make way for railway. Second Chapel opened 1847, etc. 

    Other documents.

    By Raymond E.O.Ella (11/04/2018)

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