Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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St Saviour's Church, Tetbury
St Saviour's Church,
New Church Street, GL8 8DH,
Tetbury, Gloucestershire.


This Church 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 1848, though it is now closed, but we don't yet know when.

St Saviour's Church Grade II Listed and now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

To quote from their brochure, this is "a Gothic Revival church... built in defiance of the pew rental system, for the poor who could not afford to pay for their seats in Tetbury's mighty church of St Mary." It was designed by local architect Samuel Dawkes, assisted by A.W. Pugin and John Hardman. "Together they created a very fine example of High Church architecture, displaying craftsmanship of equally high quality"

It has a large churchyard (or cemetery)


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 was located at OS grid reference ST8877993259. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


I have found many websites of use whilst compiling the information for this database. Here are some which deserve mention as being of special interest for Tetbury, and perhaps to Local History and Places of Worship as a whole.

The above links were selected and reviewed at the time I prepared the information, but please be aware their content may vary, or disappear entirely. These factors are outside my control.

Information last updated on 26 Jul 2012 at 13:19.

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This Report was created 15 Sep 2020 - 00:40:41 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 14 Jun 2019 at 13:31.

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