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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1088838



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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cherington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 128328

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4/52 6.9.54 Church of St. Nicholas


Parish church. C12 foundation; chancel rebuilt in mid C13, other medieval alterations and two C19 restorations, 1816, and particularly 1881. Rubble stone, squared on tower, Cotswold stone slate roof except for nave lead roof. Chancel, nave with south transept and north porch, west tower. Tower battlemented and in 3 stages, stepping in slightly at each offset. Twin square-headed stone belfry louvres on top stage. West side has 3-light ogee window on bottom stage and single-light ogee on middle stage. Early English chancel with 3 lancets linked by string course to north, 2 to south and 2-light Decorated in corner with transept. Nave has 3-light ogee C19 windows flanking large gabled porch and small quatrefoil adjoining chancel to north side, 2 large Decorated windows also C19 on south side. Interior: Shallow nave roof repitched c1500 of 4-bays with chamfered tie-beams and Perpendicular arcading, supported on carved struts on stone corbels. Early Plate tracery in east window with small Norman piscina and C13 double piscina above. Low wide arch to south transept with vestiges of mural paintings in reveal of east window of transept. C18 communion rail. Many monuments of C17 and C18, particularly wall mounted in chancel. (David Verey, Buildings of England: Gloucestershire - The Cotswolds, 1979). - - -

Listing NGR: ST9026698550

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire The Cotswolds, (1979)

National Grid Reference: ST 90275 98552


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