Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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All Saints Church (Demolished), Thrupp, Brimscombe
All Saints Church (Demolished),
London Road,
Thrupp, Brimscombe, Gloucestershire.


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 1889, but we understand it was closed in 1968.

Thrupp was formerly part of Stroud, but it became a civil parish on 10th August 1894. Kelly's Directory of 1923 tells us it includes the area known originally as "The Thrupp". Ecclesiastically it was part of the parish of Holy Trinity, Stroud. An iron church, dedicated to All Saints was erected in 1889, and there was also a chapel for Plymouth Brethren.

This spot is marked as a place of worship on my OS Map of 1984, and on various Old Maps as "Ch" (Church), so it is assumed to be where All Saints "tin church" stood - none of the available maps are sufficiently detailed to name it, though OS 1954 1:10,560 marks a terrace of houses on the opposite (north east) side of the A419 as "Glyn Terrace".

There is no trace of the structure today, but there are photographs on the Tin Tabernacles website, and on the Geograph website. The photographs show it was built against the side of the valley sloping down to the River Frome. The entrance was below road level, and it was supported at the back by a platform of bricks.

The church was closed in 1968, because of a declining congregation, and a special chapel was set up in Stroud Holy Trinity Church to contain furnishings and fittings from All Saints. These included the altar, the crucifix commemorating the Reader Harold Ridler, and the oak pulpit inscribed 'To the memory of Samuel Morgan'. [Source: Holy Trinity, Stroud web pages.


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.


This Church was located at OS grid reference SO8617603122. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

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Information last updated on 27 Feb 2012 at 10:16.

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This Report was created 16 Oct 2018 - 12:44:18 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 25 Sep 2018 at 07:14.

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