Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Demolished.

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Primitive Methodist Chapel (Demolished), Ampney Crucis
Primitive Methodist Chapel (Demolished),
Ampney Crucis Village,
Ampney Crucis, 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 1902, and it has since been demolished, but we don't know when.

This Chapel is recorded by Kelly's Directory of 1923 as an iron building erected in 1902, with seating for 150. Its location on Old Maps in 1902-1903 1:2,500 is on the opposite side of the road to that shown on OS 1921 of the same scale, so it may have been resited. The location indicated is close to the '+' shown on my OS Map of 1974 1:50,000, that is on the north east side of the village triangle.

In 1986 the BBC launched an ambitious project to record a snapshot of everyday life across the UK for future generations. At that time, it was said that the Methodist Chapel (a corrugated iron building), was up for sale because "most of its members have died". See Domesday Reloaded for more details.

Denomination

Now or formerly Primitive Methodist.

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 SP0690402333. 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 20 Feb 2013 at 12:06.

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This Report was created 29 Oct 2017 - 15:50:55 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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