Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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The Old Chapel, Aldsworth
The Old Chapel,
Aldsworth Village,
Aldsworth, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Chapel 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 1907, but we understand it was closed after 1984.

Kelly's Directory of 1923 records that the Old Chapel was erected in 1908, but it is a Grade II Listed Building, and according to the British Listed Buildings website, it has a date of 1907 on its datestone over the front door.

It is an unusual building. There is a square turret on the front right, with a pyramidal roof, splayed out at the bottom. There are 2 circular 'pepper pot' vents on the roof axes, and it is described as "a picturesque composition in vernacular style". Originally the turret has 2 storeys, and the main building had 1½ storeys, the upper half storey lit by a round-headed window in the gable; however since its conversion to secular use this may no longer be the case.

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan Methodist.

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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference SP1557910082. 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 2 Jun 2011 at 19:24.

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This Report was created 31 Jul 2017 - 13:36:47 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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