Church of St Nicholas, Ashchurch Rural - Tewkesbury

Parish church. C12, C13, late C14, and C15, restored 1889 and 1931, small mid-late C20 extension. Nave; random limestone. Clerestory; coursed squared and finely dressed limestone and sandstone. South porch and tower; large blocks coursed finely dressed limestone. Artificial stone slate roof to chancel. Red tile roof to C12 nave with C15 clerestory. Nave south wall; two raking buttresses (possibly added C14). The roof is in bad condition masked behind the nave parapet. The chancel north pitch has slipped slates.

Church of St Nicholas, Ashchurch Rural - Tewkesbury
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Nicholas
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1153103
  • Local Planning Authority: Tewkesbury
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Nicholas
  • County: Gloucestershire
  • District / Borough: Tewkesbury
  • Parish: Ashchurch Rural
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Tewkesbury
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*