Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

The Districts We Cover


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The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust looks after a number of Christian Places of Worship in the county of Gloucestershire and North Bristol. The GHCT event map (link above) outlines the areas that we cover by defining 8 distinct districts.


Here are some statistics on the 8 districts:

District Area (km2) Percentage Area Known Churches Churches per 100km2
Cotswold 1164 34% 151 12.97
Forest of Dean 561 16% 93 16.58
South Gloucestershire 536 15% 80 14.93
Stroud 476 14% 112 23.53
Tewkesbury 415 12% 65 15.66
North Bristol 235 7% 26 11.06
Cheltenham 46.6 1% 34 72.96
Gloucester 40.8 1% 46 112.75
Totals 3,474.4 100% 607 17.47