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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

Daily: during daylight hours in summer and winter. If locked, the key can be obtained from the Old Vicarage opposite the church or by prior arrangement from the access contact.


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