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Woodmancote Church, Woodmancote, Bishops Cleeve
Woodmancote Church (link to Church's website)
Stockwell Lane, GL52 9QG,
Woodmancote, Bishops Cleeve, 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 1811, and we understand it is still open.

This building was formerly a Countess of Huntingdon Connexion Chapel. A history of the chapel, including a timeline showing its origins in 1811 when a group of Calvinist Methodists was set up in the village, is available on the Woodmancote Church website.

The entry for the Religious Census of 1851 (HO 129/343/2/12/15) refers to "Woodmancote Chapel" as erected in 1825 as a separate building used exclusively for religious worship. There was seating for 100 (all free), and an average of 55 worshippers to afternoon services, 50 in the evening, with 45 Sunday Scholars in the morning and 20 in the afternoon. The return was completed by [James] Downing, the Manager, of "135 High St. Cheltenham", who also completed the return for "Cleeve Chapel", the Countess of Huntingdon Connexion Chapel in Bishops Cleeve, built in 1844.

Denomination

Now or formerly Huntingdon Connexion.

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 SO9745727307. 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 30 Apr 2013 at 14:12.

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This Report was created 8 Nov 2017 - 19:20:19 GMT from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 30 Aug 2017 at 16:10.

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