Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Old Mission Hall, Chalford (1) (158k) Old Mission Hall, Chalford (2) (114k) Above Photograph(s)
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Old Mission Hall, Chalford
Old Mission Hall   [no longer registered]
High Street,
Chalford, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church 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 1885, but we understand it was closed after 1974, and the premises are now in secular use.

Old Maps show that Christian Brethren were meeting at this location from 1882 to at least 1922. By 1974 the building is called a "Mission Room", so presumably still a place of worship. In more recent years it has transferred into private ownership, now called "The Old Mission Hall". It is an intriguing building, which at some point appears to have had a 'porch' over the door at the head of the steps; curiously, however it doesn't appear to have acquired Listed Building status.

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 Church was located at OS grid reference SO8968102571. 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 11 Aug 2013 at 08:36.

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