Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Cubberley (Ebenezer) Chapel, Coberley
Cubberley (Ebenezer) Chapel   [no longer registered]
Coberley Village,
Coberley, 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 1826, but we understand it was closed before 1974, and the premises are now in secular use.

The location of this Chapel is shown on Old Maps. On OS 1884 1:2,500 it is labelled "Ebenezer Chapel (General Baptist)". It was also recorded at the Religious Census of 1851 (HO 129/344/1/6/9) as "Cubberley Chapel", a separate building erected in 1826 to be used exclusively as a place of worship. It had free seating for 150 and 40 "other" sittings, and there was free space or standing room measuring 30 feet long, 20 wide and a gallery 30 by 10. The estimated numbers at Divine Service on March 30th were 76 in the morning and 110 in the afternoon, with 20 Sunday Scholars to each. The return was completed by Phillip Weaver, Deacon of the Chapel, who lived in Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham.

The Chapel appears to have been closed for some time, as it is no longer shown with a '+' on my OS 1:50,000 of 1974; and is certainly now in private ownership.

Denomination

Now or formerly General Baptist.

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 SO9626116056. 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 Apr 2013 at 09:59.

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This Report was created 29 Nov 2017 - 14:18:56 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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