Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Congregational Church, Frampton on Severn
Congregational Church (link to Church's website)
The Green / Chapel Lane,
Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire.


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 1760, and we understand it is still open.

A Meeting House was first established in Frampton on Severn in 1760. The present building is sited in a concealed position on the north-west side of The Green, and was opened in 1776 by Revd. Rowland Hill. It was altered in 1849 when a Sunday school wing was added alongside. There is an oval stone above the school entrance doorway, inscribed "Erected / By Voluntary / Contributions / June 1849". The Congregational Church and adjoining Schoolroom now have Grade II Listed Building status - see British Listed Buildings website for details.

There are monuments in the chapel to (1) Rev. William RICHARDSON (1847) and Elizabeth his wife (1843); (2) William BARNARD (1802), Elizabeth his widow (1825) and their son William (1783); (3) Thomas KING (1783), and Sarah his widow (1793); (4) John son of Thomas & Jane WILES (1786); (5) Daniel HEWLETT, builder (1822), and his three wives Elizabeth (1786), Ann (1794), and Lydia (1843); (6) George BARNARD (1815), Elizabeth his wife (1809) and 3 children. [Source: Non-Conformist Chapels and Meeting Houses, Gloucestershire (1986)]


Now or formerly Independent/Congregational.

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 is located at OS grid reference SO7471307765. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


  • 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 28 Jul 2011 at 15:28.

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This Report was created 2 Mar 2018 - 22:36:31 GMT from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 13 Feb 2018 at 10:54.

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