Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Demolished.

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Spring Place Methodist Chapel (Demolished), Bedminster, Bristol
Spring Place Methodist Chapel (Demolished),
Spring Street Place,
Bedminster, 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 1851, but we understand it was closed before 1914.

This Wesleyan Chapel is recorded in Kelly's Directory of Bristol of 1902 in Spring Place, a cul-de-sac off Spring Street - at the time the only recorded property. The Bristol Town Plans of 1884-1885 show it as "Spring Street Place", and with 6 other buildings, 3 on either side of the Chapel. It was said to have seats for 300, and to give an idea of the scale, the whole of Spring Place lay parallel to the south elevation of St Luke's Church, on the south-east corner of the junction of Spring Street with York Road.

A list of Places of Worship on the Bristol & Avon Family History Society website records the Chapel as "Wesley" and founded in 1851, as does Phil Draper's ChurchCrawler website. It is not recorded in Kelly's Directory of Bristol of 1914, suggesting it had closed by then.

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan 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 ST5937871918. 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 21 May 2014 at 11:53.

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This Report was created 10 Aug 2017 - 09:24:29 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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