Gloucestershire Places of Worship

St George's Church, Falfield, Thornbury (28k) Above Photograph(s)
Copyright of Alf Beard
St George's Church, Falfield, Thornbury
St George's Church,
A38 / Sundayshill,
Falfield, Thornbury, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

This Church has (or had) 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 1860, and we understand it is still open.

Built 1859-60 by S.W. Daukes of Gloucester, St George's Church is a Grade II Listed Building - see British Listed Buildings website for details.

The following information about the Church has been provided to accompany the photographs on the right. A list of people who have supplied the information is included in the Acknowledgements, below.

[Image 1] This is, in my opinion a fantastic photograph - one of the earliest additions to this site, and as it so happens the one I cut my teeth on whilst testing my image enhancement software. The images are reduced for display online and the reduction algorithm which ‘won’ was the one I judged best at retaining the detail of the electricity wires.[1]

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

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 ST6829093258. 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.

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the following people who have contributed information for this web page:

1. Information provided by Rosemary Lockie.

Last updated on 22 Apr 2011 at 17:10.

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This Report was created 3 Nov 2017 - 20:29:08 GMT from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 30 Aug 2017 at 16:10.

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