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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: 1091372



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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Highnam

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 134348

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HIGHNAM LASSINGTON SO 72 SE 3/57 Church of St. Oswald: tower 10-1-55 GV II* Tower to former parish church, now property of Redundant Churches Fund. Late C11, C14 top, east wall partly 1976 for R.C.F. Squared, coursed lias rubble, with quoins approaching ashlar: stone slate roof. Square tower. Tower in 3 stages, narrowing slightly at each: battered, rough plinth. South face: plain lowest stage, semi-circular headed lancet to second, head single block, slightly projecting stone above, possibly originally carved. Third stage wider lancet, single-stone head, ogee with trefoil below, stone louvres. Pyramid roof, iron cross to apex. West face narrow, semi-circular headed lancet to lowest stage, second plain, third as south. North face opening only in top stage, as on south side. East face partly renewed 1975-6, with new semi-circular headed doorway at foot, with late C19 boarded door with decorative ironmongery. No offset to first stage, only second, opening to top stage as other faces. Church re-dedicated on Palm Sunday, 1095. Nave and chancel heavily restored 1875 by Medland and Son, demolished 1975. (Notice on church; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970)

Listing NGR: SO7960121170

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SO7960121170


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