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Tower of Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Berkeley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6897 / 51°41'22"N

Longitude: -2.4577 / 2°27'27"W

OS Eastings: 368458

OS Northings: 199092

OS Grid: ST684990

Mapcode National: GBR JX.4NJB

Mapcode Global: VH87K.CS2K

Entry Name: Tower of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 30 March 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132205

Location: Berkeley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL13

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Berkeley

Built-Up Area: Berkeley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Berkeley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(south side)

10/61 Tower of Church of St. Mary



Free standing church tower. 1753, rebuilt on site of C15 tower.
Ashlar, on plinth of original tower (which probably formed part of
an abbey church). Gothic Survival Perpendicular. 3 stages with
offsets, diagonal buttresses. Each face has on each stage 2 large
pointed arch openings, all blind except for 1st stage on west side,
subdivided into 4 arched panels with slit openings on 2nd stage and
louvred belfry openings on 3rd stage. Clock face to west on 2nd
stage. Panelled square pinnacles with finial to each corner, and
openwork battlemented parapet between. Central pointed arch door
to south up 2 stone steps.

Listing NGR: ST6845899091

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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