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Description: Church of St Arild
Date Listed: 6 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 130377
OS Grid Reference: ST8187488223
OS Grid Coordinates: 381874, 188223
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5926, -2.2630
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DIDMARTON OLDBURY ON THE HILL
ST 88 NW
9/63 Church of St. Arild
Small Anglican church. Early English foundation, mostly now
Perpendicular of late C15/early C16. Random coursed rubble stone
with tower faced in roughcast, stone slate roof with coped east end
to nave. West tower, nave and chancel, small north porch. Tower
of 3 stages with stringcourses and stepped diagonal buttresses on
lowest stage, decorative stone 2-light belfry louvres on top
embattled stage, and 2-light west window. Gabled north porch has
alternate ovolo and hollow moulded inner archway and tall chamfered
pointed outer archway. Scattered fenestration to nave, 3-light
ogee headed window with square hoodmould to north side and 4
different windows to south. Chancel east window of 3 lights with
geometrical tracery. Tall pointed tower arch.
Interior has plain plastered ceiling, box pews of C18 remain on
south side only, with 2-tier pulpit. In very poor repair at time
of survey (February 1986) and rarely used.
(David Verey, Buildings of England - Gloucestershire: the
Listing NGR: ST8187488223
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Source: English Heritage
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