Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Mount Hermon Chapel (Demolished), Mile End, Coleford
Mount Hermon Chapel (Demolished),
Edge End Road,
Mile End, Coleford, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Chapel did NOT have a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in 1904, but we understand it was closed after 1992.

Mount Hermon chapel at Mile End was built in 1904, becoming the 15th chapel built by the Primitive Methodists in the Forest of Dean, since their missionaries first arrived in the area in the 1850s. According to the Victoria County History series: A History of the County of Gloucester, Volume 5: Bledisloe Hundred, St Briavels Hundred, The Forest of Dean (1996), pp.396-404 (Forest of Dean - Nonconformity), it was still open in 1992, but it now (2012) appears to have been demolished, and a recently-built house occupies the site. Its position is marked on Old Maps, on OS 1922 1:2.500 as "Mount Hermon Chapel (Prim.Meth)" and on OS 1988 1:2.500 with 'PW' on the building itself, where it is more clearly seen as facing onto Edge End Road.

Denomination

Now or formerly Primitive Methodist.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.

Maps

This Chapel was located at OS grid reference SO5875211834. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Reference

  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 30 Dec 2014 at 14:22.

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This Report was created 7 Oct 2017 - 14:36:43 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 30 Aug 2017 at 16:10.

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