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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Alvington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7035 / 51°42'12"N

Longitude: -2.5756 / 2°34'32"W

OS Eastings: 360321

OS Northings: 200681

OS Grid: SO603006

Mapcode National: GBR JR.3W9N

Mapcode Global: VH87H.9FRZ

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 7 August 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354366

Location: Alvington, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Alvington

Built-Up Area: Alvington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Woolaston St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ALVINGTON CHURCH LANE
SO 60 SW
(west side)
7/2 Church of St Andrew
7.8.54
GV II
Anglican Parish Church. C13 and C14 but heavily restored 1858 and 1890. Coursed
sandstone, stone slate roofs, all gables coped, with kneelers and saddle stone
or cross. West tower, nave, south aisle and south chapel, chancel, south porch,
vestry. Tower in 3 stages on plinth, 2 small vertical lights in stage 1, clock
to stage 2, lancet with drip, stage 3 all faces, crenellations and pinnacles,
weather cock. Windows mostly 2 or 3-light Decorated but C19 reconstructions
but one lancet to south aisle, and in south chapel a 2-light with 'Kentish'
tracery. Stonework to east end in deep courses and well worn to chancel. North
side of chancel one small Norman light. C19 porch with tall outer doorway with
inscription "My soul doth magnify the Lord. The Lord careth for the righteous'.
Inner door plank and straps. Interior: 3-bay nave chamfered arcade on octagonal
piers and foliage caps, rood stair entrance, steep pointed chancel arch on
tripartite stiff-leaf corbels; chancel, barell roof, C19 reredos arch to south
chapel double hollow chamfer on octagonal responds. In south chapel a large
mensa, with consecration crosses and large incised cross. Large 160q memorial
to Sir Robert Woodrof. In the south aisle one window in style of Burne-Jones.


Listing NGR: SO6032100681

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