Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Chavenage House Chapel, Chavenage
Chavenage House Chapel (link to Chapel's website)
Chavenage Village,
Chavenage, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Chapel 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 1800, and we understand it is still open.

The bulk of Chavenage House was built by Edward Stephens in 1576, though its foundations are much earlier. According to the British Listed Buildings website, the Chapel tower was first built in 1700 as a folly. This was linked to the house about 1800, to form the body of the chapel.

Chavenage House itself is said to be a fine example of an Elizabethan Manor house, "which has remained virtually unchanged for 400 years". Adding to its mystique, it is reputed to have several ghosts, including the ghost of King Charles I, and a spectral monk, who haunts the chapel. For those who want to find out more, it is currently (2012) open to the public from the beginning of May to the end of September - see the Chavenage House website for more details.

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

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 is located at OS grid reference ST8717595175. 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 25 Jul 2012 at 14:02.

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This Report was created 16 Oct 2017 - 13:22:27 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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