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St Antony's Catholic Church, Brentry, Henbury
St Antony's Catholic Church,
Keinton Walk, Ellsworth Road, BS10 7BN,
Brentry, Henbury, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church 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 1956, and we understand it is still open.

St Antony's Church was founded from the parish of the Sacred Heart, Westbury on Trym, in 1956, to serve the new development east of Henbury, known as Brentry. It is situated on the south-east corner of the junction of Keinton Walk and Ellsworth Road, sharing the plot with a presbytery, built in the 1960s. It was erected initially as a temporary building of wood, but a stone-built atrium, in a matching style to that of the presbytery, was added in the 1970s. It has 3 tall stained glass windows at the front, and a covered passageway running along the side of the building, providing protection from the elements. A small sign to the right of the windows reads "St Antony's Church", and please note there is no 'h' in Antony. [Information compiled with the assistance of the BSten (BS10) website]

Denomination

Now or formerly Roman Catholic.

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 is located at OS grid reference ST5703778823. 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 20 Jun 2014 at 06:41.

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This Report was created 26 Jul 2017 - 18:46:19 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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