Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Demolished.

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Chapel / Brethren's Meeting Room (Demolished), Longlevens, Gloucester
Chapel / Brethren's Meeting Room (Demolished),
Church Road,
Longlevens, Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church 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 before 1973, and it has since been demolished, but we don't know when.

An Old Map (OS 1973-1975 1:10,000) shows a building in Church Street, Longlevens labelled as a "Chapel". Possibly this was the place of worship noted in the Victoria County History series: A History of the County of Gloucester, Volume 4: The City of Gloucester (1988), pp.319-334 (Protestant Nonconformity) as registered by a group of Exclusive Brethren in 1954. The VCH account notes that a similar group built a meeting place in Old Painswick Road in the 1970s.

The latter remains standing, and is still in use, but the site of the Chapel in Longlevens now appears to be occupied by modern housing. Possibly it was closed, and demolished because of the proximity of the other Brethren's Meeting House, in Elmbridge Road, although both are shown on the aforementioned Map; or possibly its congregation moved to Old Painswick Road.

Denomination

Now or formerly Exclusive Brethren.

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 Church was located at OS grid reference SO8557219744. 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 08:59.

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This Report was created 9 Nov 2017 - 13:22:47 GMT 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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