Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Brethren Salem Chapel, North Common, Oldland
Brethren Salem Chapel   [no longer registered]
Cann Lane,
North Common, Oldland, 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 1870, though it is now closed, but we don't yet know when, and the premises are now in secular use.

According to Paul Townsend's Warmley Historical Timeline 1086-1999, "Brethren Salem Church, Cann Lane, North Common" opened in 1871.

Today it appears to be in private ownership, though it has a memento of its history with a small square plaque to the right of the entrance "The Old Chapel". It does also have a plaque at the apex, presumably indicating its dedication, but it is too weather-worn to be readable.

The Timeline does not mention when it closed; perhaps this occurred after it was compiled.

Denomination

Now or formerly 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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference ST6803772560. 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 27 Feb 2012 at 14:46.

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This Report was created 21 Aug 2017 - 21:30:47 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 4 Jul 2017 at 10:50.

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