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Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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Churches in Bilston, Ettingshall, Fordhouses, Heathtown, Oxley, Parkfields, Penn and Penn Fields, Tettenhall and Tettenhall Wood, Wednesfield. Some links open another page.
 

All Nations Christian Centre on Temple Street and Summer Row. Dennis Harper (2003). Another view. Dennis Harper (2009). The building visible at left in the last photo had gone by 2016, and a church extension added, shown here. Another view of the extension, and the view from Summer Row. All Dennis Harper (2016).

All Saints on All Saints Road. Dennis Harper (2003). Another view, and an interior view, both Dennis Harper (2008). The font, Dennis Harper (2009). Link.

All Saints on Parkfields Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2004).

Apostolic Church Life Centre on Sedgley Street and Lower Villiers Street. Dennis Harper (2006).

Baitul Atta Mosque (Ahmadiyya Muslim Association) on Willenhall Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2012). This was previously Bethel Church. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2010).

Baptist Church on Dunstall Road. Dennis Harper (2005).

Beckminster Methodist Church on Birches Barn Road. Dennis Harper (2002). Interior view and the font, both Dennis Harper (2003).

Believers Loveworld Church on Poutney Street and Little Poutney Street. Dennis Harper (2017).

Buddha Vihara Temple on Penn Street. Dennis Harper (2008).

Bushbury Crematorium on Underhill Lane has two chapels - West, and East. Both Dennis Harper (2016)

Central Mosque on Waterloo Road and Dunstall Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2007). Photographed again by Dennis, the mosque now shows the completed minaret. Dennis Harper (2014). Link.

The demolished tin tabernacle Chiesa Christiana Evangelica on Gorsebrook Road. Dennis Harper (2004). It was replaced on the same site by Chiesa Cristiana Pentecostale (Pentecostal). Dennis Harper (2011).

Christ Church on The Holloway. Dennis Harper (2005).

Christ the King on Pendeford Ave. Dennis Harper (2005).

Christian Meeting Hall, on Castlecroft Road. Dennis Harper (2003).

Church of the Good Shepherd on Windmill Lane. Dennis Harper (2003).

Cranmer Methodist Church on New Hampton Road. Dennis Harper (2004).

Darlington Street Methodist Church. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2004). Interior view. Dennis Harper (2010).

East Park Methodist Church on Brooklands Parade. Dennis Harper (2003). Interior view, and the font, both Dennis Harper (2006).

Emmanuel U. P. C. of G. (according to the church notice board), which we think could be United Pentecostal Church of God. It is on Clarendon Street. Dennis Harper (2012).

First Church of Christ, Scientist on Compton Road. Dennis Harper (2006).

Friends Meeting House. Rob Brettle.

Guru Nanak Satsang Sikh Temple on Cannock Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2011).

Guru Nanak Sikh Temple on Duncan Street. Dennis Harper (2006). Another view. Dennis Harper (2011).

Guru Nanak Sikh Temple on Lea Road. Dennis Harper (2011).

Holy Trinity on Farrington Road. Dennis Harper (2003).

Holy Trinity (Polish Catholic) on Stafford Road. Dennis Harper (2005).

Hurst Hill Methodist Church. Dennis Harper (2003). Another view, and an interior view, both Dennis Harper (2004). The font. Dennis Harper (2005).

In Christ We Can International Church on Stewart Street. SO 913 979. Dennis Harper (2017).

Jubilee Christian Centre (Church of God of Prophecy) on Merridale Street. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2004).

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on New Hampton Road. Dennis Harper (2011).

Lanesfield Methodist Church on Laburnam Road. Dennis Harper (2004).

Lea Road U.R.C. Dennis Harper (2002). Interior view. Dennis Harper (2005).

The former Lifespring Church, off Bath Road, was previously King Church. (See also next entry). Rob Brettle. This photo was taken in 2003, when it was still King Church, Dennis Harper (2003). Link.

In 2012, Lifespring Church moved into a newly-built building on Clifton Street. Dennis Harper (2012). Link.

Low Hill Methodist Church on Kempthorne Avenue. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2005).

Mount Bethel A.M.E.Z. (African Methodist Episcopal Zion) Church on St. George's Parade. Dennis Harper (2003).

The former Mount Zion New Connexion Methodist Church (1810) at Horsley Fields, which closed in 1968, and was demolished in the 1970's. Another view, after closure. Interior view of the centenary celebrations in 1910. All from Dennis Harper's Collection.

Nanaksar Thar Isher Darbar Sikh Temple on Mander Street. Dennis Harper (2011). Since Dennis took the photo at left, further building work has been carried out - 1, 2, both Dennis Harper (2015). Link.

New Testament Church on Wednesfield Road. Dennis Harper (2005).

Particular Ukrainian Catholic Church of Saints Volodymyr and Olha on Merridale Street. Consecrated in 1988. Dennis Harper (2005).

Pond Lane Mission Church (from St. Luke). Dennis Harper (2008).

The former Pountney Street Methodist Church. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2012).

Ramgarhia Board Sikh Temple on Westbury Street. Dennis Harper (2011).

Ramgarhia Sabha Temple on New Hampton Road East. Dennis Harper (2012).

The Royal School Chapel on Penn Road and Goldthorn Road. Another view, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, and the font. All Dennis Harper (2014). School website.

St. Andrew, on St. Andrew's Close (off Hunter Street), Whitmore Reans. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2003). The font and altar, both Dennis Harper (2010). Another view, Dennis Harper (2011).

St. Anthony (R.C.) on Bee Lane. Dennis Harper (2011).

St. Chad (1908), on Lime Street. Dennis Harper (2003). Interior view, and some contemporary painted glass panels, both Dennis Harper (2008). Another interior view, and the two fonts - 1, 2, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link.

St. Columba (U.R.C.) on Castlecroft Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2003). Interior view. Dennis Harper (2005).

The former St. George, built 1823-30, and in use until 1978. Since 1988, it has formed part of Sainsbury's!! SO 917 984. Refer to Dave Westrap. Another view. Dennis Harper (2003). Link1. Link2.

St. John on St. John's Square. Dennis Harper (2004). Another view. Dennis Harper (2003). Two interior views - 1, 2, and the Victorian font, all Dennis Harper (2011). Grade II* listed - link.

St. Joseph on Coalway Road, Merry Hill. Dennis Harper (2003). Interior view. Dennis Harper (2008). Link.

St. Joseph (R.C.) on Willenhall Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2003).

St. Jude on Tettenhall Road. Dennis Harper (2003). Interior view, and another showing how the false ceiling obscures the top of the window (shame!), but happily the ceiling finishes short of the wall, so the window can still be seen to its full height; font, and total immersion font, all Dennis Harper (2009). Link.

St. Luke (1860-1) on Upper Villiers Street. Dennis Harper (2009). Another view, Dennis Harper (2010). The font and altar, both Dennis Harper (2009). Link.

St. Mark, Chapel Ash. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2003). Link.

St. Martin of Tours (1938/9) on Dixon Street. Dennis Harper (2003). Interior view, Lady Chapel, and the attractive modern font, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link.

St. Mary on Bushbury Lane, Bushbury. Dennis Harper (2003). Another view. Dennis Harper (2006). Link.

St. Mary on Gorge Road. Dennis Harper (2003).

St. Mary (R.C.) on Cannock Road. Dennis Harper (2004).

St. Mary and St. John (R.C., 1855) on Snow Hill. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2003). An interior view, from an old postcard in Dennis Harper's Collection. Two interior views of the church decorated for Christmas 2013 - 1, 2, and the unusual double font, all Dennis Harper (2013). Link.

St. Matthew on Willenhall Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2003).

The former St. Paul stood on Penn Road. Built 1833-5, it was demolished in 1969. The site now lies beneath the ring road. From Dennis Harper's Collection. Link.

St. Paul on Whitburn Close, Pendeford. Dennis Harper (2012).

St. Peter on Lich Gates. From an old postcard (franked 1904) in Graeme Harvey's Collection. A modern view, and an interior view, both Graeme Harvey (2010). Another view, Dennis Harper (2005). Another view and an interior view, both Dennis Harper (2003). Another view, another interior, the altar, stone pulpit and font, all Dennis Harper (2015). Link1. Link2 - this also has material on other churches. Link3.

St. Peter and St. Paul (R.C.) on Paternoster Row - a beautiful church. Dennis Harper (2003). Four interior views - 1, 2, 3, 4, all Dennis Harper (2011). Grade II* listed- link.

The former St. Pius, shown here as it was in 2003. It was subsequently closed (photo from 2007), and later demolished to make way for a health centre. Both Dennis Harper.

St. Silas (Church of England, Continuing) on Long Street. Originally a synagogue, it was built in 1903. Another view. Three interior views - 1, 2, 3, and the font. All Dennis Harper (2011).

St. Stephen on Hilton Street, and an interior view, both Dennis Harper (2003). Link.

The former St. Thomas (1875 - 1997) on Oak Hill, Finchfield. Dennis Harper (2011). Dennis took the opportunity of an Estate Agent's open day to take a look in 2013. They have been trying to sell if for some years now, and there are moves afoot by the local community to raise funds to buy it to be used as a community resource. Dennis advises that the organ was removed to Ditton Priors church in Shropshire. An additional view, and two interiors - 1, 2, all Dennis Harper (2013).

Saron Welsh Presbyterian Chapel on St. Marks Road and Lord Street. Two additional views - 1, 2. The spire in the latter photo belongs to the former St. Mark. All Dennis Harper (2014). Link.

Seventh-day Adventist Church on Great Brickkiln Street. Dennis Harper (2003).

Seventh-day Adventist Church on Oxford Street. Dennis Harper (2004).

Shree Krishna Mandir on Marston Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2011). Link.

Shri Guru Ravidass Temple on Dudley Road. Dennis Harper (2011).

Springdale Methodist Church on Warstone Road. Dennis Harper (2003). Two interior views - 1, 2, both Dennis Harper (2004). Another interior view, and the font, both Dennis Harper (2012). Since these photographs were taken, an atrium has been added. Dennis Harper (2012). Link.

Stratton Street Methodist Church. Dennis Harper (2005).

Old Fallings U.R.C. on Old Fallings Lane/Cannock Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2012).

U.R.C. on Penn Road. Dennis Harper (2011). Interior view. Dennis Harper (2003).

Wesleyan Holiness Church on Merridale Lane, Chapel Ash. Dennis Harper (2011). Link.

West Park Church on Park Road. Dennis Harper (2005).

Westbury Chapel on Westbury Street. Dennis Harper (2003).

Wimborne Road Methodist Church. Dennis Harper (2008).


Bilston.

Ettingshall
African Methodist Zion Church, on George Street. Dennis Harper (2005).

Fordhouses
Fordhouses Baptist Church on Winchester Road and Newbury Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2011).
Fordhouses Methodist Church on Winchester Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2011).
St. James on Taunton Avenue. Dennis Harper (2011).

Oxley
Church of the Epiphany on Lymer Road. Dennis Harper (2011).
Rakegate Methodist Church on Renton Road and Renton Grove. Another view. It was built on the site of an older Methodist Church, as well as some bungalows, and was designed so that, in the event of it becoming redundant, it could easily be split into 2 bungalows. Both Dennis Harper (2011).
Temple Baptist Church on Three Tuns Lane. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2011). Link.

Heathtown
Holy Trinity on Church Street. Dennis Harper (2003). Link.

Parkfields
All Saints on Parkfields Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2004).
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Buller Street, Parkfields. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2012).
St. John's Methodist Church on Wolverhampton Road East. Dennis Harper (2003). Interior view and the font, both Dennis Harper (2012). Link.
St. Teresa (R.C.) on Birmingham New Road. Dennis Harper (2003). Link.

Penn and Penn Fields
Penn Christian Centre (Independent) on Warstones Road. Dennis Harper (2003). Link.
St. Aidan on Mount Road. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2003). Interior view. Dennis Harper (2004). Link.
St. Bartholomew on Church Hill. Dorothy Turley. Interior view, Dennis Harper (2003). The font. Dennis Harper (2008). In the grounds are the remains of Lady Godiva's Cross, of ca. 1050 - the explanatory sign provides more details. Both Dennis Harper (2003). Link.
St. Michael (R.C.) on Coalway Road. Dennis Harper (2003). Interior view. Dennis Harper (2011). The font, Dennis Harper (2012). Link.
St. Philip (1858-9) on Church Road. Dennis Harper (2002). Two further views - 1, 2, both Dennis Harper (2012). A plaque gives a little history. Dennis Harper (2005). An old postcard (from Dennis' Collection) shows the interior as it was before a floor was inserted, the church moving up, and the lower floor converted for use as the church hall. Two views of the church as it is today 1, 2, both Dennis Harper (2005). Link.

Tettenhall and Tettenhall Wood
St. Michael and All Angelsl on Church Road. Dennis Harper (2005). Two interior views - 1, 2, the chancel, and the unusual font, all Dennis Harper (2016).
St. Thomas of Canterbury (R.C., 1965) on Haywood Drive. Dennis Harper (2004). Link.
Tettenhall Wood U.R.C. on Mount Road. Interior view. Both Dennis Harper (2005).

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