Church of St Luke, College Road, Cheltenham - Cheltenham

Church built in 1853-4 by Frederick W Ordish, partly intended for schoolboys from nearby Cheltenham College. Drilled Cotswold stone with ashlar quoins and dressings and with plain tile roof. Middle Pointed style. Cruciform plan with west tower; four-bay aisled nave with clerestory and south porch, crossing with north and south transepts, four-bay chancel with south Lady Chapel, north vestry. West tower has heavily broached spire. The roof covering is in poor condition and the interior is damaged by water ingress. The rainwater goods have been repaired in 2016.

Church of St Luke, College Road, Cheltenham - Cheltenham
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST LUKE
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1387880
  • Local Planning Authority: Cheltenham
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Luke
  • Street Name: College Road
  • Locality: Cheltenham
  • County: Gloucestershire
  • District / Borough: Cheltenham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Cheltenham
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: D
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II, CA