PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1114974

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1960

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH LANE

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

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Cromhall

National Grid Reference: ST 69222 90501

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Details

ST 69 SE CROMHALL CHURCH LANE (north side)

1/25 Parish Church of St. Andrew 30.3.60 G.V. I

Parish church (Anglican). C12, rebuilt in C13/C14 and altered C15; restored 1852 for Rev. Copleston. Nave; north tower; south aisle and south porch; chancel. Rubble with freestone dressings; stone slate roof with coped raised verges, slate to the nave. North tower: quoins are long and prominent; 4 stages with an embattled parapet; 2-light Perpendicular style openings to the bell chamber; the north door has an ashlar surround with a cusped ogee head, plank door with strap hinges and fleur-de-lys ends; stair turret projects at south east. Nave: 3-light C19 Perpendicular style windows with cusped heads to the tracery and dripmoulds; 4-light west window and blocked west door with pointed arch and moulded surround. South aisle: two 3-light Perpendicular style windows as in the Nave and centre window with intersecting tracery; east end of south aisle has plank door in ovolo moulded surround and with depressed 4-centred head, dated 1745. South porch: projecting and gabled with a moulded cornice; heavily moulded Perpendicular round arched doorway; heavy plank studded outer doors with strap hinges which have fleur-de-lys ends. Chancel: C19 3-light east window with ogee head; C19 vestry. Interior. Very fine tracery-panelled C15 south door. 4 bay arcade of octagonal piers and 4-centred arches. Chancel arch with hollow moulding. Font: Perpendicular but restored in C19, octagonal bowl with quatrefoils. Pulpit: Perpendicular style "wine glass" pulpit of 1852-3. Pews and roofs also 1852-3. Trefoil headed piscina to south chapel. Glass: west window by Bell of Bristol, 1854. Monuments. Chancel: Agnes Chisholm, died 1798, by William Paty of Bristol, marble plaque and urn; Nicholas Hicks, died 1710, baroque, carved stone with swags, heraldry, segmental pediment and gadrooned base. South chapel: Thomas Hicks, died 1726, coloured marbles; Elizabeth Dyer, died 1807, by Daw, curved plaque with broken pediment. Nave: Robert Webb, died 1731, grey and white marble, pediment and obelisk; Robert and Ann Codrington, by T. King of Bath, grey and white marbles, weeping tree over chest tomb. South aisle: Royal arms (? George I). (Verey D, The Buildings of England : Gloucestershire, the Vale and Forest of Dean, 1970).

Listing NGR: ST6922090501

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 34647

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Sources

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

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