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Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade I Listed Building in Tibberton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8949 / 51°53'41"N

Longitude: -2.3546 / 2°21'16"W

OS Eastings: 375695

OS Northings: 221880

OS Grid: SO756218

Mapcode National: GBR 0J9.5J7

Mapcode Global: VH943.4MKP

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 2 October 1954

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125789

Location: Tibberton, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Tibberton

Built-Up Area: Tibberton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tibberton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(west side)

8/253 Church of Holy Trinity
(formerly listed as Parish Church)


Parish church; C12, C14, C15, restored 1908. Flattish, coursed
stone to tower, ashlar dressings, tiled roof with stone-slate
eaves; nave and chancel random rubble with larger quoins and
ashlar dressings; tiled roof. Nave, chancel, west tower and
porch. South face: porch on left, unglazed lancet with iron bar;
parapet gable with cross gablet apex, roof half-hipped to right to
clear window in tower. Two stage tower, plain plinth, diagonally-
set corner buttresses to west side lower stage: plain string
course; twin Lancets near top, trefoil heads, timber louvres.
Simply-moulded projecting stone eaves; pyramid roof with lead
hips, iron finial on apex. Nave: plinth at west end only:
herringbone-masonry low down on left, built up lancet above. To
right 2-light window, cinquefoil heads to lights, trefoil above, no
hoodmould. To right of centre built up plain semi-circular headed
doorway, thin stone voussoirs. Similar window to right, with
right half of blocked lancet beyond. Square-set rock-faced ashlar
buttress with 2 offsets at right-hand end of nave, top dies into
gablet above eaves, carrying base of circular chimney. Wide eaves
with long, scrolled gutter brackets. Parapet gables, cross-gablet
apex to east with stone cross finial. Chancel, catslide extension
for organ on left, 2 lancets to right: eaves and east gable as
nave. Plain plinth to east wall chancel, with projecting stone
capping: wall monument on left; stepped 3-light lancet window in
centre, no hoodmould: trefoil in gable over.
Interior: scissor-braced collar-rafter roof to porch: boarded
door to tower with moulded cover strips to joints, hoodmould with
leaf stops. Tower base flat boarded ceiling with bell hole:
below wall ribs and springing for unfinished vault. Wide, moulded
arch to nave, no capitals. Nave plastered, plain, semi-circular
arch to chancel, plain jambs with abacus-like capitals. Five
irregularly-spaced tie beams, 2 moulded: plastered barrel ceiling
over. Plastered arch over piscina in chancel: panelled, boarded
ceiling, cambered, moulded tie beams with bosses at junctions.
Stone font 1920: Cl9 octagonal wooden pulpit on stem:
benefactions board in tower base; 6 early C19 wall monuments.
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970.)

Listing NGR: SO7569221881

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