Church & Chapel


Church & Chapel


With a locally strong non-conformist streak the Methodist Chapel came first and then the Church - from Low Church to High Church Oakridge reflected the social and religious trends of the time ...

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St Bartholomew's Church (Grade 2 Listed)
St Bartholomew Church was built in 1837 at the instigation of Thomas Keble, then vicar of Bisley. The architect was Robert Stokes of Cheltenham and the funding of the construction was supported by many colleagues of Thomas Keble in the “Oxford”…

The Old Vicarage (Grade 2 Listed)
Extract from Grade 2 Listing description :Former vicarage, now detached house. c1838. Ashlar and coursed rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey, double pile plan. Information on previous owners gained from documents :  1838…

Oakridge Methodist Chapel
The Story of Oakridge Methodist Chapel Like so many of our hillside villages, Oakridge Lynch has its origin in a few houses built round the upper part of a combe, a depression in the face of the hill down which runs a stream, the natural water supply…
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