Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Wesleyan Mission Hall, Tetbury
Wesleyan Mission Hall   [no longer registered]
Long Street,
Tetbury, 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 1909, but we understand it was closed in 1996, and the premises are now in secular use.

There is a plaque at the apex of the building which reads "Wesleyan Mission - 1909 - Hall". Kelly's Directory of 1923 mentions a Wesleyan Chapel in Long Street, with seats for 150. It is assumed that this is the building referred to.

The congregation who used to meet here joined that of the 'Church of Christ' United Reformed Church, in 1996, to become Christ Church. Christ Church now operates as a local ecumenical partnership (LEP), and meet in the former URC in The Chipping.

It is now in secular use (according to the plaque to the left of the entrance) by Tetbury Interiors & Antiques.

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 Church was located at OS grid reference ST8893393292. 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 26 Jul 2012 at 13:11.

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