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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: PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

List entry Number: 1114974

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
South GloucestershireUnitary AuthorityCromhall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34647

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Details

ST 69 SE CROMHALL CHURCH LANE (north side)

1/25 Parish Church of St. Andrew 30.3.60 G.V. I

Parish church (Anglican). C12, rebuilt in C13/C14 and altered C15; restored 1852 for Rev. Copleston. Nave; north tower; south aisle and south porch; chancel. Rubble with freestone dressings; stone slate roof with coped raised verges, slate to the nave. North tower: quoins are long and prominent; 4 stages with an embattled parapet; 2-light Perpendicular style openings to the bell chamber; the north door has an ashlar surround with a cusped ogee head, plank door with strap hinges and fleur-de-lys ends; stair turret projects at south east. Nave: 3-light C19 Perpendicular style windows with cusped heads to the tracery and dripmoulds; 4-light west window and blocked west door with pointed arch and moulded surround. South aisle: two 3-light Perpendicular style windows as in the Nave and centre window with intersecting tracery; east end of south aisle has plank door in ovolo moulded surround and with depressed 4-centred head, dated 1745. South porch: projecting and gabled with a moulded cornice; heavily moulded Perpendicular round arched doorway; heavy plank studded outer doors with strap hinges which have fleur-de-lys ends. Chancel: C19 3-light east window with ogee head; C19 vestry. Interior. Very fine tracery-panelled C15 south door. 4 bay arcade of octagonal piers and 4-centred arches. Chancel arch with hollow moulding. Font: Perpendicular but restored in C19, octagonal bowl with quatrefoils. Pulpit: Perpendicular style "wine glass" pulpit of 1852-3. Pews and roofs also 1852-3. Trefoil headed piscina to south chapel. Glass: west window by Bell of Bristol, 1854. Monuments. Chancel: Agnes Chisholm, died 1798, by William Paty of Bristol, marble plaque and urn; Nicholas Hicks, died 1710, baroque, carved stone with swags, heraldry, segmental pediment and gadrooned base. South chapel: Thomas Hicks, died 1726, coloured marbles; Elizabeth Dyer, died 1807, by Daw, curved plaque with broken pediment. Nave: Robert Webb, died 1731, grey and white marble, pediment and obelisk; Robert and Ann Codrington, by T. King of Bath, grey and white marbles, weeping tree over chest tomb. South aisle: Royal arms (? George I). (Verey D, The Buildings of England : Gloucestershire, the Vale and Forest of Dean, 1970).

Listing NGR: ST6922090501

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Verey, D - Title: The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean - Date: 1970

National Grid Reference: ST 69222 90501

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