CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1052363
Date first listed:
30-Jun-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CULVERHAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CULVERHAY

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Stroud (District Authority)
Parish:
Wotton-under-Edge
National Grid Reference:
ST7602093419

Details

ST 7693 4/41 30.6.61

WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE CULVERHAY (south) CHURCH OF ST MARY

I

Anglican parish church. Late C13 arcades (some reconstruction); early and later C14 tower; C15 main shell including clerestory, but early C19 roofs. Mainly good Cotswold stone construction, some squared and dressed work but principally ashlar, lead roofs. Very fine six-stage west tower, nave and extremely wide north and south aisles, all finished with crenellated parapets; south porch (reconstructed 1658), St Katherine's chapel, north side, reconstructed 1780; chancel reconstructed 1848, including two new bays to arcading. Interior: Early 6-bay arcades, round pillars north alternate round and octagonal, south, all with foliage carving. Large three and five light windows and four-light clerestory window, all with plain glass. Extremely flat plastered vault ceilings with roll ribs springing from five-feathered corbels in aisles. St Katherine's Chapel fittings of 1928 in oak including ceiling dado panelling and altar with rails. Wrought iron chancel rail on stone plinth wall, and wrought iron pulpit and reading desks by Waller, about 1885. Major brasses to Thomas Berkeley, 1417 and his wife, 1392 on table tomb in chapel east end north aisle. Verey; B/E Cloucestershire: The Cotswolds pp.490-494. Some photographs in NMR.

Listing NGR: ST7602093419

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
128101
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970), 490-494

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07213/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Lorna Freeman. Source Historic England Archive
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