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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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST FAITH

List entry Number: 1089514

Location

CHURCH OF ST FAITH

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

County District District Type Parish
GloucestershireCotswoldDistrict AuthorityTemple Guiting

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 128782

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History

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Details

Church of St. Faith 6/138 25.8.60 I Anglican chapel of ease. Saxo-Norman nave. Limestone rubble, limestone slate roof with limestone coping. Rectangular nave formerly with chancel, now demolished. South wall of nave 2 windowed: two C15 hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned windows with cinquefoil cusped heads and stopped hoods. Central early studded plank door within C15 hollow-chamfered Tudor arched surround with spandrels with Tudor rose motif in relief and hood with asymmetrical diamond stops. North wall of nave: outline and indentation of former central north door (now blocked) with flat- chamfered round-headed arch stained red on its inner surface. Early English trefoil-headed door lancet left with moulded surround and stops in the form of heads. Simple lancet left. Outline of former round-headed arch to chancel visible at east end. 2-light Perpendicular window at west end with hood with stops in the form of heads. Double-arched former bellcote now built into apex of west gable end, comprising 2 round-headed arches divided by a central square column with impost. Similar engaged columns to either side. Flat gable end corner. Interior: Round-headed roll-moulded chancel arch (now blocked). Early timber roof comprising tie and collar with through purlins and windbraces, C19 red tile floor. Fittings: Early English font at west end comprising cylindrical bowl supporters by 4 engaged shafts with roll mouldings at top and bottom. C17 wood pulpit with sounding board and reading desk in north east corner of nave. Stone altar slab on C17 table within indentation formed by blocking of chancel arch. C17 turned wood communion rail with turned balusters forming lower half and panelling at top. Small piscina set on engaged wooden column left of altar. Remains of large stone piscina or font below C19 settle against right wall at east end. C17 chair with foliate carving left of altar. C19 pews incorporate wood from C16-C17 seating. Monuments: limestone chest-tomb in north-east corner of nave to William Stratford and his wife Ann Walwyn, died c1590 (q.v. Great Farmcote). Recumbent figures of couple on tomb with simple Roman Doric canopy with pediment, shield of arms and finials in the form of model chimneys. White marble decorated tablet with draped urn and palms to Francis Stratford, died 1841, on south wall opposite Stratford tomb. 2 recumbent C18- Cl9 limestone ledgers set in aisle to members of the Baker family. (David Verey, The Buildings of England: The Cotswolds (1979).

Listing NGR: SP0614129032

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Verey, D - Title: The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds - Date: 1970

National Grid Reference: SP 06141 29030

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