Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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All Saints Church, Viney Hill
All Saints Church (link to Church's website)
Church Walk,
Viney Hill, 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 1867, and we understand it is still open.

The ecclesiastical parish of All Saints, Viney Hill was created in 1866 from the townships of East and West Dean. All Saints church was consecrated in 1867, and Kelly's Directory of 1923 describes it as "a building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave of three bays, south aisle, south porch, and a bell-cote over the chancel arch containing 2 bells". There is seating for 420 persons.

It is recorded under West Dean on the British Listed Buildings website. Their entry provides the additional information that the architect was Ewan Christian, and that it contains all original fittings including pitch-pine pews, communion rail on decorative wrought iron standards, organ in north transept, and font left of porch door on entry - all in all "a good example of an unspoilt Victorian church following 'Ecclesiologist's precepts'".

The entry in Kelly's Directory of 1923 also includes a description of Yorkley.


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 SO6544706616. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


  • 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 13 Mar 2013 at 15:49.

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