Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Catholic Church of Our Lady & St Theresa, Painswick
Catholic Church of Our Lady & St Theresa,
Friday Street (off Bisley Street),
Painswick, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church does 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 1935, and we understand it is still open.

According to the Victoria County History series: A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 11: Bisley and Longtree Hundreds (1976), pp.83 (Painswick - Roman Catholicism), this chapel was founded in 1935 in a building which had previously been a slaughter house. Its original dedication was to St Theresa of Liseaux. The building suffered bomb damage in 1941, but was rebuilt, to a design by Peter Falconer and Partners, and reopened in 1956.

Denomination

Now or formerly Roman Catholic.

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 is located at OS grid reference SO8674109732. 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 13 May 2012 at 15:10

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