Gloucestershire Places of Worship

We have 1 Image Cam Congregational Church (now 3C Community Church), Cam Above Photograph(s)
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Cam Congregational Church (now 3C Community Church), Cam
Cam Congregational Church (now 3C Community Church),
Church Road, GL11 5PG,
Cam, Gloucestershire.


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 (both, literally, 3*Cs!). I understand the latter were a group of people meeting together because of shared beliefs, without a building of their own.

For more information, you may like to visit 3C Community Church website.

There may be more information available by by selecting one or more of the accompanying images on the right.


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.


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:


I have found many websites of use whilst compiling the information for this database. Here are some which deserve mention as being of special interest for Cam, and perhaps to Local History and Places of Worship as a whole.

The above links were selected and reviewed at the time I prepared the information, but please be aware their content may vary, or disappear entirely. These factors are outside my control.

Information last updated on 26 Jan 2019 at 15:19.

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This Report was created 5 Jul 2022 - 22:16:18 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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