Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Baptist Chapel, Cutsdean
Baptist Chapel   [no longer registered]
Cutsdean Village,
Cutsdean, Gloucestershire.


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 1838, but we understand it was closed in the 1960s, and the premises are now in secular use.

The return for the Baptist Chapel on the Religious Census of 1851 (HO 129/343/1/1/2) records a building opened for religious worship in 1838. The building itself is older, as according to a Property Advertisers' website listing it for sale in 2013 (information which is probably long gone by now!), the building dates from the mid 18th Century, and was originally a farmhouse before it was purchased by the Baptists. When the Baptists converted it into a chapel, it included living accommodation for its Minister, presumably above the chapel.

There were 100 sittings, 60 free and 30 "other" sittings, plus space 20 feet by 3 feet as standing room. The estimated attendance to services on March 30th was 46 in the morning, none in the afternoon, and 63 in the evening. The return was completed by Daniel Ricketts, its Baptist Minister, whose postal address was "Cutsdean, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire". He was also the Minister to the Baptist Chapel in Stanton.

Its position is shown on various Old Maps, but by OS 1975-1977 it is labelled as "Church (disused)", and in more recent times (1990s), it has been modernised and converted back into a private home. The only sign on the outside of it having been a chapel is a rounded arched window to the right of the door, but inside, according to the Estate Agent's account, the original Baptistry, dating from 1840, is known to survive, underneath the boarded floor of the entrance hall.


Now or formerly Particular Baptist.

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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference SP0883130232. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Information last updated on 9 Nov 2018 at 15:38.

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This Report was created 5 Jul 2022 - 23:14:34 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 13 Oct 2021 at 14:13.

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