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Church of St Arild

A Grade II* Listed Building in Didmarton, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5926 / 51°35'33"N

Longitude: -2.263 / 2°15'46"W

OS Eastings: 381874

OS Northings: 188223

OS Grid: ST818882

Mapcode National: GBR 0N3.4NB

Mapcode Global: VH95P.Q7HG

Entry Name: Church of St Arild

Listing Date: 6 September 1954

Last Amended: 16 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130377

Location: Didmarton, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL9

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Didmarton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Didmarton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

DIDMARTON OLDBURY ON THE HILL
ST 88 NW
9/63 Church of St. Arild
6.9.54
GV II*

Small Anglican church. Early English foundation, mostly now
Perpendicular of late C15/early C16. Random coursed rubble stone
with tower faced in roughcast, stone slate roof with coped east end
to nave. West tower, nave and chancel, small north porch. Tower
of 3 stages with stringcourses and stepped diagonal buttresses on
lowest stage, decorative stone 2-light belfry louvres on top
embattled stage, and 2-light west window. Gabled north porch has
alternate ovolo and hollow moulded inner archway and tall chamfered
pointed outer archway. Scattered fenestration to nave, 3-light
ogee headed window with square hoodmould to north side and 4
different windows to south. Chancel east window of 3 lights with
geometrical tracery. Tall pointed tower arch.
Interior has plain plastered ceiling, box pews of C18 remain on
south side only, with 2-tier pulpit. In very poor repair at time
of survey (February 1986) and rarely used.
(David Verey, Buildings of England - Gloucestershire: the
Cotswolds, 1979)


Listing NGR: ST8187488223

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