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Church of St Cyr, Stinchcombe

Description: Church of St Cyr

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 June 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 131537

OS Grid Reference: ST7296598865
OS Grid Coordinates: 372965, 198865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6879, -2.3925

Location: Echo Lane, Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire GL11 6BQ

Locality: Stinchcombe
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL11 6BQ

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Listing Text

ST 79 NW STINCHCOMBE ECHO LANE
3/96 (south side)
30.6.61
Church of St Cyr

II*


Anglican parish church. Part C15 but largely as rebuilt in Decorated style in 1855;
J L Pearson architect for the rebuilding. Cotswold limestone, stone slate roofs to
coped gables with terminal crosses. Nave, chancel, south aisle, 2-storey north porch,
3-stage west tower with octagonal spire as rebuilt in 1882 after lightning strike.
Twoer with diagonal buttresses and crocketted pinnacles and pierced parapet, 2-light
bell-stage openings of 1632 over statue niche, 3-light perpendicular window, and west
door under drip; stair turret south side. Porch with blank parapet with rosettes in
quatrefoils, 2-light C15 window; main doors pair oak plank in hollow plus wave mould
arch under string. Rebuilt fabric in C14 style with 2-light windows to nave and
aisle, 3-light to chancel, but 5-light east chancel, rose with quatrefoil cusping over
2 cusped lancets east end of aisle, and 3-light west end of aisle.

Interior: 4 bay nave, quatrefoil piers and double-chamfered arcade, arch braced steep
pitched roof, 5 steps down to tower; lierne vault with bosses and central quatrefoil
springing from foliate capitals, in porch. Triple pedimented reredos, the Last
Supper, with 2 supporters each side, wooden altar rail, stone screen east end of
aisle, to organ chamber and vestry; quarry tile floors, good encaustic pattern by
Minton, based on mediaeval tiles. Chancel windows by Wailes, nave and aisle by
Clayton and Bell, a consistent series. Baroque wall memorial, 1715, n side chancel,
and white marble memorial to JOHN PINFOLD, 1705, north side nave.


Listing NGR: ST7296598865

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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