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

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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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
132152
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/09192/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Anne Griffiths. Source Historic England Archive
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