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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: 1089732



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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Didmarton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Mar-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 130377

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DIDMARTON OLDBURY ON THE HILL ST 88 NW 9/63 Church of St. Arild 6.9.54 GV II*

Small Anglican church. Early English foundation, mostly now Perpendicular of late C15/early C16. Random coursed rubble stone with tower faced in roughcast, stone slate roof with coped east end to nave. West tower, nave and chancel, small north porch. Tower of 3 stages with stringcourses and stepped diagonal buttresses on lowest stage, decorative stone 2-light belfry louvres on top embattled stage, and 2-light west window. Gabled north porch has alternate ovolo and hollow moulded inner archway and tall chamfered pointed outer archway. Scattered fenestration to nave, 3-light ogee headed window with square hoodmould to north side and 4 different windows to south. Chancel east window of 3 lights with geometrical tracery. Tall pointed tower arch. Interior has plain plastered ceiling, box pews of C18 remain on south side only, with 2-tier pulpit. In very poor repair at time of survey (February 1986) and rarely used. (David Verey, Buildings of England - Gloucestershire: the Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: ST8187488223

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 81874 88223


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