Church of St Mary the Virgin, Flaxley, Blaisdon - Forest of Dean

Parish church, 1856, by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Red sandstone ashlar, with grey sandstone ashlar dressings, timber porch, tiled roof with crested ridge, shingles to spire. Nave, north aisle, with tower at its west end, chancel, organ chamber and south porch. The nave roofs have had repairs, however the chancel and organ chamber roofs need urgent re-tiling. The spire shingling needs renewing following woodpecker damage.

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Flaxley, Blaisdon - Forest of Dean
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1186458
  • Local Planning Authority: Forest of Dean
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin
  • Locality: Flaxley
  • County: Gloucestershire
  • District / Borough: Forest of Dean
  • Parish: Blaisdon
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Forest of Dean
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*

Contact Details

Chris Miners 0117 975 1308

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England