Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Cirencester Spiritualist Church, Cirencester (124k) Above Photograph(s)
Copyright of John Williams
Cirencester Spiritualist Church, Cirencester
Cirencester Spiritualist Church (link to Church's website)
Room 4, The Old Memorial Hospital, GL7 1QW,
Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church does 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

We don't know when this Place of Worship was founded, but we understand it is still open.

Meetings of Cirencester Spiritualist Church are held in Room 4 of The Old Memorial Hospital, which is on the opposite side of Sheep Street to the former Sheep Street Congregational Chapel (now the Cirencester Memorial Centre). The Memorial Hospital was built 1873-5 by the 5th Earl Bathurst, and closed in the late 1980s. The front of the premises is now occupied by the Cirencester Register Office, but it is understood other groups using rooms in the premises access them from the rear. [Source: John Williams, Rosemary Lockie, Voluntary Hospitals Database, and the Cirencester Air Raid Shelter exhibition on Your Cirencester, website]

Denomination

Now or formerly Spiritualist.

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 SP0210601833. 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 1 Feb 2011 at 11:22.

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