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Poor Souls' Light in the Churchyard Approximately 12 Metres South West of Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bisley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7519 / 51°45'6"N

Longitude: -2.1412 / 2°8'28"W

OS Eastings: 390347

OS Northings: 205918

OS Grid: SO903059

Mapcode National: GBR 1MN.5GY

Mapcode Global: VH94Z.T7WB

Entry Name: Poor Souls' Light in the Churchyard Approximately 12 Metres South West of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Last Amended: 24 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132584

Location: Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Built-Up Area: Bisley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bisley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(west end)

13/28 Poor Souls' Light in the churchyard
approximately 12m south west of
28.6.60 Church of All Saints (previously
listed as Well Cover in Churchyard)


Pour Souls' Light. Late C13. Limestone. Hexagonal lower part on
circular base, each face with trefoil headed arcade bay; attached
corner shafts with moulded capitals having delicately carved
banding. Hexagonal spire top with lucarne at base of each face
with weathered cusped opening. Original roll mouldings to spire
mostly missing. Small Celtic cross to top of spire is C19
addition. Space under spire formerly filled by candles during
masses said for the poor. Said to be the only external example in
the country of this type of monument.

Listing NGR: SO9034705918

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

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