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Tower of Church of St Mary, Berkeley

Description: Tower of Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132205

OS Grid Reference: ST6845899091
OS Grid Coordinates: 368458, 199091
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6897, -2.4577

Location: Church Lane, Berkeley, Gloucestershire GL13 9BJ

Locality: Berkeley
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL13 9BJ

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Listing Text

(south side)

10/61 Tower of Church of St. Mary



Free standing church tower. 1753, rebuilt on site of C15 tower.
Ashlar, on plinth of original tower (which probably formed part of
an abbey church). Gothic Survival Perpendicular. 3 stages with
offsets, diagonal buttresses. Each face has on each stage 2 large
pointed arch openings, all blind except for 1st stage on west side,
subdivided into 4 arched panels with slit openings on 2nd stage and
louvred belfry openings on 3rd stage. Clock face to west on 2nd
stage. Panelled square pinnacles with finial to each corner, and
openwork battlemented parapet between. Central pointed arch door
to south up 2 stone steps.

Listing NGR: ST6845899091

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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