Shrewsbury Unitarian Church

The Edwardian façade hides a much older building.

Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Opening times

December and January: open 1pm to 3pm.
Other months: open Tuesday 2pm to 4pm and Thursday 1pm to 4pm.

Address

High Street
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY1 1LR

This nonconformist church was founded in 1692 after the Great Ejection.

The royal coat of arms of George I confirms the legality of this dissenting congregation.

On the walls are monuments recording significant figures in the church’s history, including Charles Darwin who worshiped here as a boy and had his early schooling from the minister.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Unitarian Church

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