CHURCH OF ST KENELM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1152561

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1985

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST KENELM

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST KENELM

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud (District Authority)

Parish: Alderley

National Grid Reference: ST 76850 90802

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History

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Details

ST 79 SE ALDERLEY ALDERLEY VILLAGE

8/7 Church of St. Kenelm

II

Anglican parish church. Medieval foundation, with north west tower of c1450 and rest rebuilt c1802. Coursed and dressed rubble stone on plinth with quoins, stone cornice and embattled parapet, slate roof. Single large nave with projecting apsidal chancel, north west tower and adjoining south west bay. 3 bays, central bay blind to south, with 3-light multi-cusped lancets and mouchettes in Gothick style. 4-light east window. Tower of 3 stages with off- sets and stepped diagonal buttresses, clock face to north, louvred 2-light belfry openings to north and west, pinnacle in north east corner. Door on west side with large pointed arch, moulded and stopped, and 3-light ogee window over. Interior: sexpartite plaster rib vault over nave. C19 fittings, including white marble font of 1820. Fine collection of marble wall monuments, including many to Hale family. Porch inside tower has medieval tierceron vault with carved angel and grotesque corbels and bosses. (David Verey, Buildings of England, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979).

Listing NGR: ST7685090802

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 132152

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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