Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Spring Hill Methodist Church, Nailsworth
Spring Hill Methodist Church   [no longer registered]
Spring Hill,
Nailsworth, 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 in 1947, but we understand it was closed after 1973, and the premises are now in secular use.

The Methodists in Nailsworth moved here from premises in (Old) Bristol Road in 1947, and were still here in 1973, according to the Victoria County History series: A History of the County of Gloucester, Volume 11: Bisley and Longtree Hundreds (1976), pp.216-217 (Nailsworth - Nonconformity). In the present day, however they share Christ Church in Newmarket, with Nailsworth's United Reformed and Baptist congregations.

A comparison with an Old Map of 1971 (the only one to indicate its location) and more modern maps suggests it was the "tin tabernacle", which can still be seen today. It is quite distinctive, being raised on a stone platform to accomodate the slope of the hill, and now, obviously, in private ownership.

Denomination

Now or formerly 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 Church was located at OS grid reference ST8488999718. 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 13:50.

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This Report was created 10 Aug 2017 - 04:53:23 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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