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Longhope Baptist Church (Zion), Longhope
Longhope Baptist Church (Zion),
A4136,
Longhope, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

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 1846, and we understand it is still open.

This building is listed in Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) as "Zion Baptist Church". The sign on the church itself is of "Longhope Baptist Church", but the name of "Zion" is also mentioned on the 1 Voice website.

The Baptist Handbook for 1896 (available from The Internet Archive) (p.217) records Longhope, Zion Baptist Church as dating from 1846, with seating for 220. At the time of their survey it had 35 members, 10 Sunday-school teachers, 140 scholars, and 2 local preachers.

Denomination

Now or formerly Baptist.

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 SO6963318422. 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 24 Jan 2013 at 15:04.

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This Report was created 12 Aug 2017 - 18:20:24 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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