CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1154438
Date first listed:
18-Apr-1973
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR, NEW CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR, NEW CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Tetbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 88776 93261

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/09/2014

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TETBURY, NEW CHURCH STREET (west side), Church of St. Saviour

18.4.73

GV II*

Former Anglican Church, now vested in The Churches Conservation Trust. 1848 by S. W. Daukes. Ashlar with Cotswold stone slate roof. Decorated style. Nave and aisles with continuous roof, separate chancel, all with coped verges, cross saddlestones and cross finials, and end half-saddlestones with trefoil panel, and sanctus bellcote to west gable. South porch with steeply pitched gable and open timberwork arcade with 3-light ogees and broad quatrefoils over. Archway with pointed arch and quatrefoil with mouchettes in spandrels, and decorative barge boards. Aisles and chancel have moulded stone eaves with ball flower frieze. Tracery in Decorated style. Aisles have small elongated trefoil head single lights. West end has 2 stepped buttresses marking arcade ends and central 2 cinquefoil-head lights with mouchettes in circle over and small rose window above. Chancel has 3-light east window, projecting vestry to north with large stack with decorative octagonal stack and saddlestone cowl and two 2-light windows with door between on south wall. Stepped angle buttresses to all corners. Interior: King-post roof of 8 bays with braced collar beams. 4 bay pointed arcade with alternate round and octagonal piers with carved angel stops. Ball flower frieze above. All contemporary fittings, including pews with pierced quatrefoil backs and poppy head ends, stone font with arched panels, and elaborate crocketed cover, stone pulpit to left of chancel arch, carved wooden chancel screen. Chancel roof is panelled and is by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin and John Hardman as is the stone reredos of 5 bays with crocketed canopies. This church was built to house the overflow of population in Tetbury who could not afford to pay for seats at the parish church of St Mary (q.v.), and is virtually complete as built. (David Verey, Buildings of England, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979; and local church guide, published by Redundant Churches Fund, Series II No I.)

Listing NGR: ST8877693261

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
128584
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Church of St Saviour Tetbury Gloucestershire Church Guide
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: 23 Feb 2003
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