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Kingdom Light Centre, 184 St Albans Road West, Hatfield (Redeemed Christian Church of God)

Not far from the northern entrance to the Galleria, this is an industrial unit used by the church.


Church website

Union Chapel (former) graves, Park Close, Hatfield

The burial ground of the Union Chapel in Chapman’s Yard, Old Hatfield was destroyed in 1965 when new housing, Park Close,  was built over the site. The bodies were re-intered in a mass grave and the stones reset against a wall at the rear of the development.

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Short film of the re-interment

Hatfiled memories site

Listed building details

Birchwood Methodist Church, Brchwood Avenue, Hatfield

This small building, together with some housing recently replaced an older church of 1936 that was demolished in 2013. Prior to this the old church had been vacated in 2007, brought back into use in 2009 as the recession had stopped plans for its replacement. The worship area is  the room to the left of the porch as we look at it. It contains a communion table and stackable chairs but no fixed furnishings.

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Church website

Christ Church United Reformed Church, St Albans Road East, Hatfield

A short way east of the town centre, a church of 1934.

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Church website


Church on the Rock, French Horn Lane, Hatfield

An independent church meeting in the town centre in the Lord William Cecil Memorial Hall.

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Oxlease Methodist Church, Woods Avenue, Hatfield

A suburban church of 1961 by George Baines & Syborn.

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Church website

Gracemead Elim Church, Hatfield

In a 1970s ex government office building in the centre of the new town.

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Church website

St Theresa, Batterdale, Old Hatfield (Roman Catholic) – now Marychurch Church Hall

Now serving as a hall for Marychurch, this church was built to serve Old Hatfield in 1929-30.

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Church website

Marychurch, Batterdale Old Hatfield (Roman Catholic)

At the base of the hill below Hatfield House in Old Hatfield, this circular church dates from 1969-70 and is by George Mathers of Mathers, Thomas and Associates. The previous church (St Theresa) of 1929 is now its hall. The interior glows with dalle de verre glass made by Charles Norris of Buckfast Abbey.

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Church website (Westminster diocese)

Church website

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St Peter, Bishops Rise, South Hatfield (Roman Catholic)

On Bishop’s Rise down the hill from St John’s and much less imposing. It was built in 1961 to designs by T.J. Denny, but cracking led to the walls and roof being lowered in 1987.

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Church website (Westminster Diocese site)

Church website

Taking Stock entry