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

Location

    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:
    C
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA