Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Brethren Meeting Room, Oldland Common
Brethren Meeting Room,
Cloverlea Road (formerly Gypsy Lane),
Oldland Common, 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 in 1906, but we understand it was closed in 1980.

According to Paul Townsend's Warmley Historical Timeline 1086-1999 "The Brethren Meeting Room" opened in Cloverlea Road in 1906. It also mentions "Oldland Gospel Hall", which opened in 1926. Both of these are recorded as having closed the same year, 1973. This doesn't appear to be correct for the Cloverlea premises, as The London Gazette of 13th March 1980 (p.3942/3) listed "The Meeting Room, Cloverley Road, Oldland Common" as one of the premises which had "wholly ceased to be used as places of worship by the congregations on whose behalf they were certified" at that time, 1980.

Perhaps not unexpectedly, there is no entry in Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) for the Cloverlea Road premises.

Denomination

Now or formerly Open 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 ST6730471826. 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 15:46.

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This Report was created 7 Oct 2017 - 20:55:22 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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