Church of St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane, Berkeley - Stroud

Parish church. C12 foundation on probable site of important early medieval minster church, altered in C13 and C15, and in C19. Random coursed rubblestone, roofs with coped verges and cross finials. Nave and aisles of seven bays with clerestory windows to south only, north porch, lower chancel with flanking chapels. The roof has been extensively repaired. The extensive interior wall paintings continue to decay.

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane, Berkeley - Stroud
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1304581
  • Local Planning Authority: Stroud
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin
  • Street Name: Church Lane
  • County: Gloucestershire
  • District / Borough: Stroud
  • Parish: Berkeley
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Stroud
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA