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All Saints, Newland, Coleford, Gloucestershire

All Saints, Newland, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 7BN

13th - 15th century church known as the 'Cathedral of the Forest' because of the breadth of aisles. Notable features include an octagonal font of 1661, a fine ironwork screen across south aisles and Medieval floor tiles in south chancel chapel. Many 17th century floor tombstones and several monuments and effigies including one to the founder of the church Robert de Wakering who was appointed rector in 1216. Some stained glass by Clayton and Bell and east window by Kempe.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

Daily: 8am - 5pm (unless specific reason why not possible)

Directions

Off A466, on B4231 2½ miles west of Coleford. Rail: Lydney (8 miles). Bus: No 705 from Monmouth.

Parking Spaces

0

On-street parking

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes

WC

Yes