Holy Cross Photograph Archive

15 Old Town, Wotton-under-Edge

Wotton-under-Edge’s catholic church was a former engine house for a cotton mill and was bought in 1953 for £610

Some nine years later an adjoining house at 13 The Old Town was purchased as a presbytery. The picture shows the church with the house set back on the left-hand side.

The ground floor was a workshop and garage and so initially the first floor was refurbished as a church. The picture shows the interior with the original roof beams visible.

Holy Cross

In 1981 Holy Cross Church was remodelled with the church moving to the ground floor and a meeting room created upstairs – the new church would seat 86.

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