Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1089777

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1960

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PAUL


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PAUL

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold (District Authority)

Parish: Broadwell

National Grid Reference: SP 20049 27701


BROADWELL BROADWELL VILLAGE SP 2027 9/70 Church of St. Paul 25.8.60 GV II* Anglican parish church. C12, C13, C17, C20, restoration 1860. North wall of nave coursed, squared and dressed limestone with an area of large coursed squared and finely dressed blocks towards the east end. Chancel; limestone rubble, coursed squared and dressed limestone where rebuilt at east end. South aisle, porch and tower, coursed, squared and dressed limestone with large dressed quoins. Stone slate roof. Plan: nave with south aisle with projecting porch, chancel with vestry on south, west tower. C13 South aisle; C17 two-light stone-mullioned window with cavetto chamfers, stilted headed lights, carved spandrels and geometric leaded panes at west end. Single light flat-chamfered lancet left of porch with geometric leaded panes. 4-light, double-chamfered, stone-mullioned casement right of porch similar to that at west end of south aisle. C14, two-light rectangular stone-mullioned window with ogee headed lights and stopped hood right, animal head stop on right. C14 2- light pointed window with ogee headed lights, vesica and stopped hood at east end of south aisle. C17 porch with flat-chamfered round arch with hood. Stone benches along side walls within porch. 2 large sculptured fragments with foliate decoration in relief, one with a pair of swords, probably medieval grave slabs. Small Saxo- Norman sculptured fragment with interlocking circles and pellet decoration built into left-hand wall. C20 plank door with decorative hinges within double-chamfered pointed arched surround with stopped hood. Nave north wall; four C19 pointed 2-light windows with Decorated tracery. Roll-moulded corbel table. Single clamp buttress far left. Chancel with C12 fabric remaining up to string; angle buttresses at east end, clamp buttresses on north. C19, 3-light, pointed window with Decorated tracery at east end, hood with stops in the form of a Bishop's and King's head. 2-light C19 pointed window with Decorated tracery in south wall. Single light flat-chamfered round-headed window (restored) in north wall towards east end, 2-light C19 pointed window with Decorated tracery and hood with carved head stops. Dentil decoration along eaves cornice on north and south. Late C19 entrance to tower in angle between stair turret at north west corner of tower and tower. C19 plank door with reused finely carved C12 semi-circular tympanum forming lintel with geometric rosette patterns within central sunken semi-circle. Interlocking semi-circles form part of upper margin, chequerboard decoration along bottom. 3 stage Perpendicular tower with diagonal buttresses and embattlemented parapet. C19, 2- light Decorated west window with stopped hood. Two-light belfry windows to third stage on all 4 sides of tower. Single lancet below belfry window on south. Roof; slightly stepped gable coping to south aisle, nave, chancel and porch. Upright cross finial at apex of porch gable. Interior: C13 nave arcade of 4 bays with cylindrical piers on square bases where pier meets base, engaged semi-circular column forms part of respond at west end of nave arcade. Double- chamfered, pointed arches to nave arcade. Tall, pointed double- chamfered arch between nave and base of tower. C13 double- chamfered chancel arch with imposts. Large probably C19 squint right of chancel arch. C14 piscina with credence shelf within left reveal of window in south wall of south aisle towards east end. Pointed canopy over piscina with crocketing and finials to either side. Roll moulding around interior of chancel. Reset, trefoil- headed C13 piscina in south wall. Doorless aumbry in wall opposite. Nave roof; C19 pointed arched trusses rising up to collar from wall posts. Chancel roof similar but painted and gilded, with wall posts supported by corbels either with foliate decoration or carved head. C19 stained glass in windows of chancel, east window of south aisle and adjacent window in south wall. Fittings: early C15 octagonal stone font with quatrefoil decoration adjacent to south door. C19 stone pulpit in north-east corner of nave. C19 pews, choir stalls and altar table. Monuments in south aisle from west; monument to Herbert Weston, died 1635, his wife and child comprising alabaster figures. Kneeling at a prayer desk under a Renaissance canopy flanked by free-standing columns. Painted heraldic shield above flanked by pointed finials. Classical style monument to Robert Hunckes left, died 1565. Original inscription now illegible, monument comprises a limestone tablet with raised edges flanked by free-standing Ionic columns with rectangular pediment over and painted coat of arms within a semi-circle above. C-17 slate tablet to members of the Hodges family with open segmental limestone pediment over at east end of south aisle. Heraldic brass to Piers Thursby, died 1904 on north wall of nave. Two C13 monuments on north wall of chancel one to Emily Dryden, died 1843. White on black marble monument to John Frodsham, died 1791 and Anne his wife died 1830, right. 2 black marble wall tablets in vestry one C19 to Reverend Richard Harvey, died 1814, one to Richard Jonson died 1674 and Jonson Makapeth with segmental limestone pediment over and latin inscription. Several recumbent ledger stones in floor of nave and aisle, the most notable being that in south aisle to Anthony Hodges and family C17- Cl8. (David Verey, The Buildings of England, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979).

Listing NGR: SP2004927701


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

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