Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Demolished.

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Ebenezer Chapel (Demolished), Wotton under Edge
Ebenezer Chapel (Demolished),
Haw Street,
Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Chapel did NOT have 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 1805, but we understand it was closed in 1896.

Wotton under Edge's Ebenezer Chapel is (I believe) long since demolished. It is shown on late 19th century maps at the position indicated, but would have been superseded soon after by the Methodist Church built by Henry Dauncey, in 1896/7.

The Non-Conformist Chapels and Meeting Houses booklet for Gloucestershire states it was brick with round-arched windows, had a gabled front, with a tablet 'Ebenezer Chapel 1805', and that it was superseded in 1896. [Source: Rosemary Lockie, from Old Maps, and Non-Conformist Chapels and Meeting Houses, Gloucestershire (1986)]

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan Methodist.

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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference ST7546393198. 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.
Last updated on 20 Dec 2010 at 14:57.

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This Report was created 26 Jul 2017 - 16:03:22 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 4 Jul 2017 at 10:50.

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