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Rosedale Community Church, Andrew’s Lane, Cheshunt (Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion)

A low hall with the worship space on the left hand side of the building, just the banner and cross indicate this inside.


Royal House of Grace, Delamare Road, Cheshunt (Redeemed Christian Church of God)

A conversion of a commercial unit on an industrial estate near Cheshunt station.

Chapels (former), Bishops College, Churchgate, Cheshunt

The Bishop’s College site has had three distinct uses. From 1792 until 1905 it was a college for training ministers, principally those of the Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion. It then became Bishops’ College, a training college for the Church of England from 1909 until 1968. Following that it became the council offices for Broxbourne Council and to which they have added a large post modern range to the south. The older buildings are at the north end of the site with a large eastern extension of 1870. Despite its ecclesiastical appearance, particularly the apsidal library, it did not contain a chapel (bottom right picture). The chapel of the orignal college are the buildings on the road front dating from 1806 and altered in the later 19th century, now called the Beaufort Suite, having been the council chamber prior to the modern buildings being finished. At the eastern end of the 1870s building there is a 1936 extension, designed by “Mobely” according to the Broxbourne Council leaflet referenced below, which was used as the chapel in later Anglican days (bottom left picture).


Broxbourne Council Churchgate Leaflet

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Chapels, Cemetery, Dark Lane, Cheshunt

A pair of chapels with a common tower (1855) in this cemetery in the Bury Green area of western Cheshunt. Still in use and restored in 2015-2016 (see pictures with scaffolding).

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Mill Lane Chapel, High Street, Cheshunt

An independent evangelical chapel on the main road from Cheshunt to Wormley. A large hall extension has been added to original chapel

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Free Church (United Reformed Church), High St, Cheshunt

A mile north of the modern centre of Cheshunt (Old pond) on the main road towards Turnford. A foundation stone has a date of 1889 shows that this church was used by the Countess of Huntingdon’s Connection who had a training college in Cheshunt (which moved towards Congregationalism – constituent church of the URC) and still have churches in the area. The interior has been subdivided leaving a small worship area.

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St Paul, Cheshunt (Roman Catholic)

Down a dead end un-surfaced road, it is dated 1896 but looks more like a hall than a church, which is exactly what it was as it was built as a hall for the Anglican parish church and only acquired by the Roman Catholic church in 1998.

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Taking Stock entry

St Mary the Virgin, Cheshunt

The entire church was built between 1418 and 1448, except for the south chancel chapel which is a 19th century addition by Joseph Clarke. The organ case is all that remains of Bodley’s decorative scheme. It stands in the older part of Cheshunt well west of the town centre.

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