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Codrington Baptist Chapel, Codrington
Codrington Baptist Chapel,
Wapley Road (B4465),
Codrington, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Chapel does 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 1894, and we understand it is still open.

Kelly's Directory of 1923 describes Codrington as a hamlet, 1 mile south-east of Wapley.

The Baptist Chapel is first noted on Old Maps of 1903.

It is built of dark stone, with contrasting bands of Bath stone. The sides are of 2 bays, and it has a central porch, similarly dressed with Bath stone above which is a pointed-arched window. There are 2 dedication stones set on either side of the top of the porch. The one on the left was laid by Mr. Samuel Hill of Cotham, and the one on the right by Mr. [?Fitch] of Redland. The date looks like 1894, which is also the date given in the leaflet South Gloucestershire Nonconformist Heritage Trail (PTE050151.pdf) available on the South Gloucestershire Council website.

Denomination

Now or formerly 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 is located at OS grid reference ST7241279082. 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 Jan 2014 at 15:07.

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This Report was created 27 Jul 2017 - 22:25:35 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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