Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Mission Room, Poulton
Mission Room   [no longer registered]
Bell Lane, GL7 5JF,
Poulton, 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 1852, but we understand it was closed after 1976, and the premises are now in secular use.

This is a very pretty building, of cotswold stone, with a three bay front having central round-arched doorway, and long round-arched windows on either side with small panes. There is a dedication plaque above the doorway, which appears to read "Mission / Room / 1852".

Early Old Maps show it simply as a Mission Room, which may mean a Church of England meeting place, but the most recent Map to show it - OS 1976-1977 1:2,500 - labels it as a Methodist Church. Likewise, Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) includes a Methodist Chapel at Poulton.

Today however the building is clearly in private ownership.

Denomination

Now or formerly 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 Church was located at OS grid reference SP1015301129. 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 16:01.

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This Report was created 8 Nov 2017 - 19:36:29 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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