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Chapel, Hockerill Anglo-European College, Dunmow Road, Bishop’s Stortford

Built as a Church of England Training college in 1852 by Joseph Clarke. The site was a boarding school before its present status as a boarding and day school academy. The chapel of 1878 (middle gable) is just visible from the road, but is hidden by other buildings from the footpath that skirts the school site.

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Listed building details

Chapel (former), Workhouse, Cavell Drive, Hockerill, Bishops Stortford

The workhouse, on the eastern side of the town has been redeveloped as housing since 2004 after being the Herts and Essex Hospital which has been rebuilt on part of the site. It was built between 1836 and 1842 according to the town council source which identifies the building below as a chapel or 1856 according to the listing which does not mention a chapel. This building and its twin next door are described in the listing as entrance lodges. The third source does not mention a chapel at all.

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Town Council website

Listed building details

Workhouses website

Chapels, New Cemetery, Apton Road, Bishops Stortford

Two chapels, one Anglican and in use (left hand column) one now disused (non-conformist) right hand column of pictures. They are designed by G.E. Pritchett and date from 1855.

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History of Cemetery on local history website

Listed building details

The Baptist Church Centre, Twyford Road, Bishops Stortford

On an industrial estate in the south of the town. The centre was built in 2012 as a replacement for the Newtown Road chapel.

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Church website

The Hub (International Network of Churches), Portland Street, Bishops Stortford

Just off the main street of the town and built for the Salvation Army in the mid 1920s. The Salvation Army left in 1999 and it now used by a church that is part of the International Network of Churches (formerly Christian Outreach Centre), a group founded in Australia.

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Church website

 

Baptist Church, Newtown Road, Bishops Stortford (former)

Close to the town centre, it was built in 1899 and became redundant in 2000. It was eventually replaced by a modern centre some way out of the town centre. It is now converted to residential and commercial use.

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Information about the Building

Methodist Church, South Street, Bishops Stortford

Right in the middle of the town centre. The church dates from 1902. Large extensions for halls etc on the south side abut right up to the church building.

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Church website