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Cropredy Methodist Church
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Cropredy Methodist Church
52°07′04″N 1°19′02″W / 52.11778°N 1.31722°W / 52.11778; -1.31722Coordinates: 52°07′04″N 1°19′02″W / 52.11778°N 1.31722°W / 52.11778; -1.31722
Location Cropredy
Country Oxfordshire
Denomination Wesleyan Methodist
Architecture
Architect(s) Edward Pincher
Groundbreaking 18 April 1881
Completed 26 August 1881
Construction cost £1,000 (equivalent to £72,300 in 2018)2018
Specifications
Capacity 200 persons
Administration
Circuit Banbury

Cropredy Methodist Church is a Methodist church in the village of Cropredy, Oxfordshire.

History

The Wesleyan congregation in Cropredy was established around 1822, but by the early 1880s had outgrown its first chapel.

A new chapel was planned and the foundation stones were laid on Easter Monday 18 April 1881 The architect was Edward Pincher of West Bromwich and the chapel with a seating capacity of 200 was completed by August of the same year. The builder was Thomas Cherry of Cropredy, supervised by Caleb Mander of Banbury. The opening service was held on 26 August 1881 when the sermon was preached by Rev. F.J. Sharr of London.

Organ

A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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