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Glenside Hospital Chapel (Private), Stapleton
Glenside Hospital Chapel (Private)   [no longer consecrated]
Blackberry Hill,
Stapleton, 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 about 1861, but we understand it was closed before 1994, and the premises are now in secular use.

Glenside Hospital Chapel was built originally to serve Bristol Lunatic Asylum. During the First World War it was turned into the Beaufort War Hospital, then later in the 20th century, the Glenside Psychiatric Hospital.

By the time the Hospital closed in 1994, the Chapel had become derelict, but in the present day, it has been given a new lease of life, and is now the home of Glenside Hospital Museum.

Denomination

Now or formerly Hospital Chapel.

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 ST6249476149. 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 4 Feb 2014 at 12:05.

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This Report was created 5 Aug 2017 - 12:02:40 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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