Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Demolished.

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Priors Park Mission Hall (Demolished), Tewkesbury
Priors Park Mission Hall (Demolished),
Clarence Road / North Road,
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church 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 1956, but we understand it was closed before 2008.

The Victoria County History series: A History of the County of Gloucester, Volume 8: Cleeve, Deerhurst and Tibblestone, and the lower divisions of Tewkesbury and Westminster (1968), pp.154-165 (Tewkesbury - Churches) records that a mission church opened in Prior's Park in 1956, which was served from Tewkesbury Abbey. In about 1963, it acquired a small organ belonging to the Abbey made by Thomas Elliott in 1812, which for many years had been on loan to Walton Cardiff Church.

On Old Maps, for example OS 1969 1:2,500 the building is marked as "Church Hall". It was a rectangular building with extensions looking like a letter 'i' in plan. However, it has now been demolished, and its site occupied by what looks like a block of flats, which have a datestone of '2008'.

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 was located at OS grid reference SO8948831847. 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 Dec 2014 at 12:12.

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This Report was created 15 Aug 2017 - 05:33:49 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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