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Name:Congregational Chapel, Mitton Street, Stourport
HER Reference:WSM34636
Type of record:Building
Grid Reference:SO 812 714
Map Sheet:SO87SW
Parish:Stourport-on-Severn, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire

Monument Types

  • WAR MEMORIAL (20TH CENTURY AD to 21ST CENTURY AD - 1920 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status

  • Historic Environment Flood Risk Assessment (NHPP)
  • Local List

Full description

Congregational Chapel noted on First Edition Ordnance Survey map.[1]

Footprint seems to have changed.[2]

Former Congregational Chapel 1869/70 by Geroge Bidlake, brick, thin blue bands, stone dressings. Late 13th century style with pseudo-transcepts with plate tracery; south west turret with pyramidal spire, for stairs to west gallery. Attached two-storey school behind. [3]

Carved oak communion table and chair, with a Roll of Honour, 40 names, WW1. Unveiled 18 March 1920. The Congregational Chapel/United Reformed Church closed 1975, present location of memorial unknown. [4][5]

Constructed in 1869-70 as Stourport Congregational Chapel, to the designs of George Bidlake of Wolverhampton. [6]

Sources and further reading

<1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 2003. Digital 1st Edition OS Map (Original scale: 25"(1:2500)). Landmark Digital . 1880-1889.
<2>Personal Comment: Taylor Neville. 2005. Comments on Setting Up or Updating Record in HER. Historic Environment and Archaeology Service.
<3>Bibliographic reference: Brooks, A, and Pevsner, N . 2007. The Buildings of England: Worcestershire. Yale University Press. 612.
<4>Internet Site: Remember the Fallen. Unknown. Remember the Fallen.
<5>Digital archive: Imperial War Museum. 1989-present. United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials. Imperial War Museum. 37818.
<6*>List: Wyre Forest DC. 2006. Local Heritage List for Stourport on Severn. Wyre Forest District Council.