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Church of All Hallows, South Cerney

Description: Church of All Hallows

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 November 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 129524

OS Grid Reference: SU0499297344
OS Grid Coordinates: 404992, 197344
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6748, -1.9292

Location: Church Lane, South Cerney, Gloucestershire GL7 5TT

Locality: South Cerney
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 5TT

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Listing Text

SU 0497-0597
(north side)
14/225 Church of All Hallows
Anglican parish church. Norman foundation, altered throughout
medieval period, restored 1862 by J.P. St. Aubyn. Rubble stone
tower and chancel, remainder mostly coursed, with dressed stone
aisle walls on offset plinth, stone slate roof to chancel, rest
plain tiles, with coped verges and cross finials. Nave with north
and south aisles and south porch, central tower, chancel with small
north vestry. Tower of 3 stages with offset at lower level, string
course at higher level, with stepped buttresses to north and south
halfway up second stage, embattled parapet and corner pinnacles.
Single Norman lancet to north and south on bottom stage, single
square-headed light with relieving arch on second stage, twin
belfry louvres to top stage, with clock on south face, large tie
bar oval plates towards top. Stair tower to south-west, and
sundial on south-east buttress. North aisle has partly restored
Norman north door, 2 and 3-light Decorated C19 windows and stepped
buttresses. Chancel has 3-light east window with ball flower
decoration on upper tracery, and small ogee head priest's door on
south side between 2-light Decorated windows, all of C14. On south
side, large C19 porch with angle buttresses and tall coped gable
and rear Norman doorway with beakheads and chevron moulding, moved
to this position in 1862.
Interior: 5-bay nave with braced and strutted collar beam roof
with moulding on under side and 2 tiers of arched wind bracing.
Five-bay Early English arcade with cylindrical piers and attached
shafts. Keel-moulded tower arches. Double piscina and sedilia in
chancel, with braced crossed strut roof carried on ridge beam.
Many fine black and white marble wall monuments of C18 and C19 in
aisles and chancel. (David Verey, Buildings of England -
Gloucestershire: the Cotswolds, 1979; local informaton booklet).

Listing NGR: SU0498897344

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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