Gloucestershire Places of Worship

St John the Baptist's Church, Harescombe (1) (35k) St John the Baptist's Church, Harescombe (2) (30k) Above Photograph(s)
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St John the Baptist's Church, Harescombe
St John the Baptist's Church,
Harescombe, 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 the 13th century, and we understand it is still open.

St John the Baptist's Church is a Grade II Listed Building - see British Listed Buildings website for details. It originated in the 13th century, but was restored in 1871 by Francis Niblett.

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.

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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 SO8374210411. 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 Phil Draper.

Last updated on 11 Jul 2011 at 17:48.

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This Report was created 13 Nov 2017 - 16:35:44 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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