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St Christopher's Church, Warden Hill, Cheltenham
St Christopher's Church, Warden Hill,
Salisbury Avenue / Lincoln Avenue, Warden Hill, GL51 3DD,
Cheltenham, 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

This Place of Worship was founded in 1961, and we understand it is still open.

The new church of St Christopher's was dedicated by the Bishop of Gloucester, on 15th July 1961. The site had been occupied by the developers of the Warden Hill site, Messrs J.A. Pye, during their building phase, and they gave the site for the building of St Christopher's when they left.

St Christopher's was formerly a daughter church of St Philip & St James, Leckhampton with St James, Cheltenham, achieving full parochial status on 1st January 2010.

The church does not appear to have a graveyard; however the Gloucestershire Family History Society has transcriptions of memorials (presumably) inside the church.

For more information, see The Church in Warden Hill website - an Ecumenical partnership between St Christopher's and Warden Hill United Reformed Church.

Denomination

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.

Maps

This Church is located at OS grid reference SO9309320439. 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 16 Jan 2011 at 15:44.

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This Report was created 7 Aug 2017 - 23:27:18 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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