Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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St Michael & All Angels Church, Tidenham Chase
St Michael & All Angels Church,
B4228,
Tidenham Chase, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

This Church has (or had) 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 1888, and we understand it is still open.

Here is another delightful "Forest" church, approached by tree-lined roads, but with a very neat appearance, and an extensive graveyard.

It was built as a chapel of ease of Tidenham in 1888 by the Rev. Fielding Palmer M.A. at a cost of £1,200, and is a building of stone, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a turret containing one bell. The east window is a memorial to Miss P. Philips, of Pen Moel House, Tutshill, and the two west windows form a memorial to the Rev. Palmer, who died in 1897. [Source: Kelly's Directory of Gloucestershire (1923)]

Mike Salter, in his booklet Parish Churches of The Forest of Dean (1990) adds that it was designed by S. Gambier-Parry, and that inside is a reredos with mosaics, and there is contemporary glass in the east window in a Pre-Raphaelite style.

There is a photograph of the church on the Tidenham Historical Group website.

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 Church is located at OS grid reference ST5560898801. 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 15 Mar 2013 at 14:56.

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This Report was created 18 Jul 2017 - 04:03:07 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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