Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Primitive Methodist Chapel (Demolished), Winson
Primitive Methodist Chapel (Demolished),
Ditch Lane,
Winson, 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 before 1800, but we understand it was closed before 1976.

The entry for Winson in Kelly's Directory of 1923 mentions a Primitive Methodist Chapel, and its position is marked on OS Maps of 1902 and 1921 1:2,500, but by a similar map of 1976, it appears to have been demolished.

The Religious Census of 1851 (HO 129/341/2/1/2) records a Primitive Methodist Chapel in Winson, which was a separate building, erected "before 1800", with free seating for 20 persons, and standing room for 10, though the building was not used exclusively as a place of worship. The average number of attendees for the previous 12 months was 35, and there was no associated Sunday school. The return was completed by William Sparrow, its Manager.

This may refer to an earlier building than the one marked on Old Maps, perhaps giving some indication of how the present-day Listed Building "Chapel Cottage" acquired its name. Chapel Cottage is on the opposite side of Ditch Lane, and a few yards south of the Chapel building, and though I have no evidence of this it seems possible meetings may have taken place there originally.

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 SP0899308853. 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 6 Mar 2013 at 15:18.

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This Report was created 10 Aug 2017 - 07:01:20 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 4 Jul 2017 at 10:50.

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