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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6391 / 51°38'20"N

Longitude: -2.3479 / 2°20'52"W

OS Eastings: 376020

OS Northings: 193419

OS Grid: ST760934

Mapcode National: GBR 0MF.17N

Mapcode Global: VH95G.823B

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 30 June 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128101

Location: Wotton-under-Edge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL12

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Wotton-under-Edge

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Wotton-under-Edge with Ozleworth

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 7693
4/41
30.6.61


WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE
CULVERHAY
(south)
CHURCH OF ST MARY


I


Anglican parish church. Late C13 arcades (some reconstruction); early and later C14
tower; C15 main shell including clerestory, but early C19 roofs. Mainly good Cotswold
stone construction, some squared and dressed work but principally ashlar, lead roofs.
Very fine six-stage west tower, nave and extremely wide north and south aisles, all
finished with crenellated parapets; south porch (reconstructed 1658), St Katherine's
chapel, north side, reconstructed 1780; chancel reconstructed 1848, including two new
bays to arcading.
Interior: Early 6-bay arcades, round pillars north alternate round and octagonal,
south, all with foliage carving. Large three and five light windows and four-light
clerestory window, all with plain glass. Extremely flat plastered vault ceilings with
roll ribs springing from five-feathered corbels in aisles. St Katherine's Chapel
fittings of 1928 in oak including ceiling dado panelling and altar with rails.
Wrought iron chancel rail on stone plinth wall, and wrought iron pulpit and reading
desks by Waller, about 1885.
Major brasses to Thomas Berkeley, 1417 and his wife, 1392 on table tomb in chapel east
end north aisle.
Verey; B/E Cloucestershire: The Cotswolds pp.490-494. Some photographs in NMR.


Listing NGR: ST7602093419

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