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Church of St Peter and Front Wall with Piers and Railings, Fretherne with Saul

Description: Church of St Peter and Front Wall with Piers and Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 132437

OS Grid Reference: SO7501510434
OS Grid Coordinates: 375015, 210434
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7920, -2.3636

Location: Fretherne, Gloucestershire GL2 7LH

Locality: Fretherne with Saul
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL2 7LH

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Listing Text

SO 71 SE
3/178 Church of St. Peter and front
wall with piers and railings
Small Anglican church. 1854 by Francis Niblett. Marlstone with
ashlar dressings, decorative tile roof with coped verges and cross
finials. Nave with apsidal chancel and small south vestry, and
north porch rising to tower. Romanesque Italianate style. Five
bays to main part with single round-headed lights all round, and
shallow stepped buttresses between. Tower has small angle
buttresses to part of lower stage, and single offset to upper stage
with 2 tall louvred belfry lights; sprocketed pyramidal roof with
corbel table. Porch has plain round-headed moulded archway with
single slit lancet over. Large 2-light west window with chevron
moulding. Interior: 5-bay nave with reverse arch-braced collar
beam trusses, stencilled and painted ceiling and apse. All
original fittings. Four cylindrical stone gatepiers on north side
with inner 2 opposite north porch, with plain moulded bases and
capitals and conical caps. Trefoil headed tall railings between
set into coped shallow ashlar wall and with intermediate urn-like
finials approximately every 2-3m. Railings rise between inner
piers to form curved-headed double gates. Total length about 40m.

Listing NGR: SO7501510434

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Source: English Heritage

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