Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Holy Innocents Church, Highnam (1) (84k) Holy Innocents Church, Highnam (2) (146k) Holy Innocents Church, Highnam (3) (99k) Holy Innocents Church, Highnam (4) (81k) Holy Innocents Church, Highnam (5) (89k) Holy Innocents Church, Highnam (6) (88k) Holy Innocents Church, Highnam (7) (105k) Holy Innocents Church, Highnam (8) (83k) Above Photograph(s)
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Holy Innocents Church, Highnam
Holy Innocents Church (see later for their website address)
Rodway Hill, GL2 8DF,
Highnam, Gloucestershire.


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 1851, and we understand it is still open.

The Church was founded by Thomas Gambier Parry, Esq. of Highnam Court. The work was begun in 1848 with Henry Woodyer as architect, and the church was consecrated in 1851. The Wall Paintings were designed by Parry, who had been inspired by those he had seen in Italy. They have recently (2012) been restored. A more comprehensive account may be found in the History section on the Holy Innocents Church, Highnam website.


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.


This Church is located at OS grid reference SO7963219554. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Useful Links

This is list of websites which I have found especially useful whilst compiling the information for this database. Each of them will open a new window.
  • You may want to visit Holy Innocents Church own website.
  • 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 on the website What Do They Know.
Information last updated on 5 Jun 2012 at 13:57.

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This Report was created 28 Sep 2018 - 01:00:56 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 18 Sep 2018 at 15:28.

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