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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Eastleach, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7465 / 51°44'47"N

Longitude: -1.7088 / 1°42'31"W

OS Eastings: 420203

OS Northings: 205354

OS Grid: SP202053

Mapcode National: GBR 4S7.DTM

Mapcode Global: VHC04.BCHG

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 26 January 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127429

Location: Eastleach, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Eastleach

Built-Up Area: Eastleach Martin

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Eastleach St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

EASTLEACH EASTLEACH TURVILLE
SP 1905-2005
13/181 Church of St Andrew
26.1.61
GV I
Parish church. C12; C13 north transept, C14 tower. C17
alterations. Random rubble limestone; stone slate roof. Nave
with south porch and north transept; west tower and chancel. Fine
C12 south doorway with 2 orders of chevrons to round arch, inner
chevrons taken down jambs; billeted hoodmould. Carved tympanum
depicts Christ in Majesty with 2 angels. Scalloped capitals and
pellet ornament to abaci; carved shafts, left with pellet enriched
spiral, right with chevrons. C13 parapet gabled porch with square
sundial finial; internal stone seats and trefoil-headed east image
niche. C14 window with Decorated tracery to left of porch;
pointed window to right with central C17 mullion; raking buttress
at junction with chancel. Blocked arches of 2-bay north arcade,
each with C17 pointed window. North transept has 3-light
Decorated window in parapet gabled north end; two C13 lancets to
each side. C14 two-stage saddleback tower with 2-light belfry
openings having trefoil heads; further opening in apex of west
gable. Pilaster buttresses to partially roughcast rendered east
end of chancel. Continuous string course rises as hoodmould above
Early English triplet window. Blocked pointed archway on north
side of chancel (formerly leading to chapel) has one jamb with 2
attached shafts preserved under small lean-to hood; one shaft has
crocket capital, carved grotesque head to keeled shaft.
Limeswashed interior. Nave dominated by 3 bay north arcade.
Three-bay king post truss elm nave roof of 1909. Fine Early
English chancel arch with clustered shafts and interestingly carved
capitals. Contemporary multi-shafted east triplet, also with
carved capitals. 1909 three-bay hammer beam chancel roof. Small
north aumbry or piscina recess. C18 ledger slabs in chancel to
Saunders, Keble and Porter families. Hexagonal timber pulpit with
Jacobean panels. Reading desk dated '1632 RC WH'. Lectern with
vine trail shaft said to have come from Tewkesbury Abbey. Gothic
memorial above tower doorway to Benjamin Boyes, died 1814, by
Harvey of Fairford. C14 mortuary recess now concealed by organ in
transept has ballflower enrichment to cusped canopy.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Eastleach Turville' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, 1981, pp.
61-69; D. Verey, Cotswold Churches, 1976, and Gloucestershire:
The Cotswolds, 1979)


Listing NGR: SP2020505352

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