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Church of St Luke, Sapperton

Description: Church of St Luke

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 128354

OS Grid Reference: SO9214002641
OS Grid Coordinates: 392140, 202641
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7224, -2.1152

Location: Sapperton, Gloucestershire GL6 8JG

Locality: Sapperton
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 8JG

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Listing Text


1/78 Church of St. Luke



Anglican Chapel of ease. 1844 by J. Parish. Coursed and dressed
rubble stone with Cotswold stone-slate roof and coped gables with
cross finials. Single block with apsidal chancel and tower on
south west corner. Romanesque style. Tower of 4 stages with
off-sets, and vestigial angle buttresses on lower 2 stages.
Single step round arch entrance to south with impost blocks and
chamfered jambs; 3rd stage has round headed slit window facing
south; belfry on 4th stage has open twin arches on all sides;
hipped and sprocketed tile roof with weathervane. Nave of 5 bays,
each with single light round arch window recessed in arch, the
whole recessed in a rectangular panel with a line of modillions at
the top, weathered sill and continuous off-set below. Apsidal
chancel has 5 similar but narrower windows and conical roof with
the line of modillions now joined to form a decorative Lombard
frieze along the top of the panels. Projecting rafters at eaves
all round. West window is tripartite with centre round arch
higher and with moulded architraves and impost blocks linking 3
Interior: hammer beam roof on carved corbels with wind bracing.
Apse has 6 ribs joining at a boss carved with a cross motif,
supported on colonnettes with carved capitals and low corbels.
Simple geometrical stained glass.

Listing NGR: SO9214002641

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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