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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: 1340962



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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cam

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Jun-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 131408

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ST 79 NE CAM CHURCH ROAD 4/8 (north side) 30.6.61 Parish Church of St George


Anglican parish church. Mainly mid C14, but chancel arch C13, north aisle C15; porch restored 1836-52 and chancel 1845, both by George Madan, the incumbent. Cotswold limestone but clearstorey wall in marlstone; roofs lead except stone slate to chancel. West tower, part, north and south aisles, 2-storey south porch chancel. Tower in four stages plus blank panelled crenellation and three diagonal pinnacles, diagonal buttresses becoming square clamp, above and below first string course at each corner are fine paired corbel heads or animal carvings; nave clearstorey with four 2-light perpendicular lights and pierced parapet over string course with ball-flower, south aisle with 2-light restored C14 windows and unpierced parapet. Chancel with 2-light C14 windows and unpierced parapet. Chancel with 2-light C14 windows and parapet string course with ball-flower. At each end of north aisle 3-light traceried window with part-crenellated transome north aisle walling worn marlstone to eaves, no parapet blocked north door. Interior: vaulted tower, quadripartite with ridge ribs, modern glazed screen to tower arch. 4-bay nave, heavy octagonal piers on plinth, simple bell capitals, heavy double chamfer arches, dying into wall, continuous string over. Arch-braced low-pitch boarded ceiling; lean-to north aisle with heavy central purlin, 5-bay, 3 arch braces brought down to low corbels; blocked north door not aligned with south door. South aisle, 4-bay, C19 roof structure. Chancel arch has twin north, and triple, south cusped openings at low level, and arch mould stopped to octagonal cap on short triple shafts with keeled profile, springing from leaf-carved brackets. Chancel rebuilt C19 has pointed barrel roof with painted ribs. Floors generally stone, except under pews, and probably C19 tile to chancel, carpetted at time of survey. Good Jacobean pulpit on chancel north respond; C13 font, with 3 sets of dog-tooth ornament on C19 base; carved oak reredos, The Last Supper. East window, south aisle, Clayton and Bell.

The church is reputed to have been rebuilt in c1340 by Lord Berkeley, following the murder of Edward II.

See: David Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds (B/E), 1970.

Listing NGR: ST7573399343

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 75736 99343


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