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Church of St David

A Grade II Listed Building in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9882 / 51°59'17"N

Longitude: -1.7013 / 1°42'4"W

OS Eastings: 420608

OS Northings: 232235

OS Grid: SP206322

Mapcode National: GBR 4PB.8PJ

Mapcode Global: VHBYZ.G9G6

Plus Code: 9C3WX7QX+7F

Entry Name: Church of St David

Listing Date: 30 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126644

Location: Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Moreton-in-Marsh

Built-Up Area: Moreton-in-Marsh

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Moreton-in-Marsh St David

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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(north side)

SP 2032 SE 2/34


Practically rebuilt in 1858 as a hall church of 3 naves in Decorated style. Tower
1861 (see tablet in tower). Architects: Poulton and Woodman of Reading. The old
vestry (now kitchen) of 1790 was retained. 1892 chancel and south aisle extended
by E H Lingen Barker. Golden Ashlar with tiled roofs. Five bay church, 3 bay
chancel with flanking vestry and chapel; muscular west tower of 4 stages (door,
window, clock and belfry) with chamfered set-offs and with stepped corner buttresses
becoming set-back at base because of the set-offs; chamfered corners with crockets;
Gothic parapet with corner pinnacles. Stone octagonal spire with lucarnes. Stair-
turret to south-east with trefoil-headed door. Interior: font and pulpit also
'muscular', about 1860; chancel screen 1910 by Bligh Bond. East windows of aisles
and all chancel windows stained (east window by Lavers and Westlake 1858). Vestry
door has good iron-work. Two marble memorials on West wall (1887 and 1845).

Listing NGR: SP2060832235

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