Churches

Background

800 Years of Christianity in Bridgwater, by Tony Woolrich, 2000

Anglican

For a nineteenth century overview of the Church of England in Bridgwater, see this chapter by Jarman (1889)

St Mary’s (St Mary the Virgin) Parish Church
Founded before 1200.
Grade I. SHER 14945
Holy Trinity Parish Church
Built 1839, demolished 1961.
St John’s (St John the Baptist) Parish Church
Built 1845.
Grade II*. SHER 12448

Adjoining Villages

Chilton Trinity Holy Trinity
11th century onwards
Grade II* SHER 16013
Wembdon St George’s
At least 12th century onwards
Grade II SHER 15010
Durleigh St Hugh’s/Hubert’s
11th century onwards
Grade II* SHER 10477
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Dissenter

For a nineteenth century overview of Non-Conformity in Bridgwater, see this chapter by Jarman (1889). Also see the Blake Museum’s Guide here – external – .pdf file.

King Street Wesleyan Chapel
1816-1980
Grade II. SHER 14907
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Zion Chapel
(Independents/Congregationalists, later Salvation Army).
Built 1822, demolished 1980s(?).
Fore Street Congregational Chapel.
Built 1864, demolished 1966.

Roman Catholic

St Joseph’s (St. Joseph of Arimathea) Roman Catholic Chapel.
Built 1846, demolished 1997.
St Joseph’s on the Quay (St. Joseph of Arimathea) Roman Catholic Chapel.
Built 1882.
SHER 17643