St Mary The Virgin, Flaxley

St Mary The Virgin, Flaxley, Gloucestershire GL17 0EB View on map

Parish church built 1856 of red gritstone. Designed by George Gilbert Scott. Spire covered with Canadian cedar shingles. Fine stained glass windows and monuments from earlier churches. Adjacent to Flaxley Abbey - a medieval abbey - now a private house.


  • Grant Recipient: Flaxley PCC
  • Contact for access: Mrs M C Matthams
  • 01452 760536

Opening Arrangements

Normally open daily during daylight hours. If the church is locked a notice board will inform who to contact to get access.


A48 south of Gloucester, approximately 1 mile from Westbury on Severn, ½ mile from junction with A48. Rail: Gloucester or Lydney (both 10 miles).

Parking Spaces


Roadside Parking

Disabled Access

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