Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Sorry, we do not have an Image of this Place of Worship We do not have a
Photograph at present.

Image by courtesy of
openclipart.org
Redland Grove Chapel, Redland, Bristol
Redland Grove Chapel   [no longer registered]
Fernbank Road / Fairview Drive,
Redland, Bristol, 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 1876, but we understand it was closed in 1941, and the premises are now in secular use.

This is an impressive building, of stone, having a three-bay front, the centre bay projecting, and with a pediment. There are two tiers of round-arched windows, and twin round-arched doorways in the centre bay. According to Phil Draper's ChurchCrawler website it was built in 1876 to a design by Henry Crisp.

According to the following notice in The London Gazette of 5th December 1941 (p.6951) it was closed during WWII:

NOTICE is hereby given that the Building formerly known as REDLAND GROVE METHODIST CHURCH situated at Fernbank Road, Redland in the registration district of Bristol in the county borough of Bristol which was duly registered for marriages pursuant to the Act 6 & 7 Will. IV, c.85 is now no longer used as a Place of Meeting for religious worship by the congregation on whose behalf it was so registered, and that the registry thereof was therefore on the 22nd day of November 1941 formally cancelled by the Registrar-General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for England and Wales. Dated 25th November 1941.

Its original registration had been recorded in the Gazette of 6th February 1880 (p.579).

Note: it would appear that in the past, Fernbank Road followed the line of what is now Fairview Drive in the direction of Chandos Road, and included the block of town houses to the right of the Church, named on the Bristol Town Map of 1882 as "Fairview Villas". Thus the current postal address of the building, which is now converted into offices, is probably Fairview Drive.

Denomination

Now or formerly Free/United 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 ST5823474587. 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 12 Apr 2014 at 15:09.

Search for other Places of Worship in Gloucestershire

Search Tips:

You can specify either a Place, or OS Grid Reference to search for. When you specify a Place, only entries for that place will be returned, with Places of Worship listed in alphabetical order. If you specify a Grid Reference, Places of Worship in the immediate vicinity will be listed, in order of distance from the Grid Reference supplied. The default is to list 10, but you can specify How Many you want to see, up to a maximum of 100.

You can further refine your search by supplying other search terms.

Please note the above provides a search of selected fields in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database on this site (churchdb.gukutils.org.uk) only. For other counties, or for a full search of the Database, you might like to try the site's Google Custom Search, which includes full webpage content.

Further Information

This site provides historical information about churches, other places of worship and cemeteries. It has no affiliation with the churches or congregations themselves, nor is it intended to provide a means to find places of worship in the present day.

Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal use or as given in our Terms and Conditions of Use.

You may wish to take a look at our About the Places of Worship Database page for an overview of the information provided, and any limitations which may be present.

This Report was created 25 Oct 2017 - 10:49:06 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 30 Aug 2017 at 16:10.

URL of this page: http://churchdb.gukutils.org.uk/GLS1734.php
Logo by courtesy of the Open Clip Art Library