Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Private), Windrush
Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Private)   [no longer registered]
Little Barrington Road,
Windrush, 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 1862, though it is now closed, but we don't yet know when, and the premises are now in secular use.

A group of Methodists with five members was recorded in Windrush in 1857, according to the Victoria County History series: A History of the County of Gloucester, Volume 6: Slaughter hundred, and the upper divisions of Tewkesbury and Westminster hundreds (1965), pp.178-184 (Windrush). They registered a house for worship in 1862, and "the small stone chapel, standing behind the cottages on the road to Little Barrington, was built by 1882". In 1961 the chapel belonged to the Witney Methodist circuit, and held services on Sunday evenings for those resident in Windrush and Little Barrington.

According to its appearance on Old Maps, the chapel was closed by 1978, and has been converted into a private house, known as "Chapel Cottage".

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan 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 SP1950713192. 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 30 Dec 2014 at 15:49.

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This Report was created 10 Aug 2017 - 05:50:16 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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