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All Saints, Down Ampney

All Saints, Down Ampney, Cirencester GL7 5QW View on map

Grade I listed, built 1265 for the Knights Templars. Stained glass east window is a copy of Basilica doors in Florence. Other window dedicated to aircrews who flew from here for the Battle of Arnhem during WWII. Permanent exhibition recalling the life of composer Ralph Vaughan Williams who was born in the village.


Opening Arrangements

Daily 9:30am - 5pm or earlier when it gets dark. Vestry kept locked.


Off A419 Swindon to Cirencester road, 3 miles from Fairford. Rail: Kemble (4 miles), Swindon (12 miles). Bus: No's 77, 349, 861, 865 (Lechdale to Cirencester), no service on Sundays.

Parking Spaces


Roadside parking.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes