Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Christan Brethren Chapel, Brownshill, Chalford (1) (78k) Christan Brethren Chapel, Brownshill, Chalford (2) (106k) Above Photograph(s)
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Christan Brethren Chapel, Brownshill, Chalford
Christan Brethren Chapel   [no longer registered]
Browns Hill,
Brownshill, Chalford, 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 1902, though it is now closed, but we don't yet know when, and the premises are now in secular use.

Kelly's Directory of 1923 for Chalford parish records "a place of worship for the Brethren", and its position is marked on Old Maps from 1902 - as "Christian Brethren Chapel". In the present day, this "tin tabernacle" painted dark green may be found the location indicated by these Old Maps. As can be seen, it has a small porch, and sides with three windows, giving it a style typical of so many "iron chapels" which have already been lost.

Note: "Browns Hill" is the name of the road the chapel is (or was) on. It links "Brownshill Road" on the west, to an unnamed east-west route to the south east.

Denomination

Now or formerly Christian Brethren.

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 SO8835902677. 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 9 Aug 2013 at 08:01.

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