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Church of St Mary, Wotton-under-Edge

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 June 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 128101

OS Grid Reference: ST7601993430
OS Grid Coordinates: 376019, 193430
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6392, -2.3479

Location: Manor Lane, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 7LS

Locality: Wotton-under-Edge
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL12 7LS

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Listing Text

ST 7693
30.6.61 (south)



Anglican parish church. Late C13 arcades (some reconstruction); early and later C14
tower; C15 main shell including clerestory, but early C19 roofs. Mainly good Cotswold
stone construction, some squared and dressed work but principally ashlar, lead roofs.
Very fine six-stage west tower, nave and extremely wide north and south aisles, all
finished with crenellated parapets; south porch (reconstructed 1658), St Katherine's
chapel, north side, reconstructed 1780; chancel reconstructed 1848, including two new
bays to arcading.
Interior: Early 6-bay arcades, round pillars north alternate round and octagonal,
south, all with foliage carving. Large three and five light windows and four-light
clerestory window, all with plain glass. Extremely flat plastered vault ceilings with
roll ribs springing from five-feathered corbels in aisles. St Katherine's Chapel
fittings of 1928 in oak including ceiling dado panelling and altar with rails.
Wrought iron chancel rail on stone plinth wall, and wrought iron pulpit and reading
desks by Waller, about 1885.
Major brasses to Thomas Berkeley, 1417 and his wife, 1392 on table tomb in chapel east
end north aisle.
Verey; B/E Cloucestershire: The Cotswolds pp.490-494. Some photographs in MNR.

Listing NGR: ST7601993430

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Source: English Heritage

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