Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Cam Congregational Church (now 3C Community Church), Cam (39k) Above Photograph(s)
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Cam Congregational Church (now 3C Community Church), Cam
Cam Congregational Church (now 3C Community Church) (link to Church's website)
Church Road, GL11 5PG,
Cam, 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 1662, and we understand it is still open.

This place of worship has a long history. According to Kelly's Directory of 1923, a Congregational Chapel in Cam was founded in 1662. Non-Conformist Chapels and Meeting Houses, Gloucestershire (1986) records that the present building was erected about 1702 "on a newly acquired site for a congregation originally regarded as Presbyterian". It was much altered in 1818, and Sunday-schools were added in 1895. The latter now constitute the larger part of the building, and are what can be seen on our photograph. The older part has a half-hipped roof, and a front of three bays with 2 storeys of windows which look neither round, nor pointed-arched, but somewhere in between.

There is also a substantial graveyard, and the whole is now a Grade II Listed Building - see the British Listed Buildings website for details.

3C Community Church was formed in 2008 when Cam Congregational Church joined with the Cotswold Community Church. The latter were a group of people meeting together because of shared beliefs, without a building of their own. [Source: "A world of Christian Resources - eden.co.uk Church Directory]

Denomination

Now or formerly 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.

Maps

This Church is located at OS grid reference ST7568899230. 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 1 May 2011 at 15:25.

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This Report was created 23 Jul 2017 - 23:49:52 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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