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Parish Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Cromhall, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6125 / 51°36'44"N

Longitude: -2.4459 / 2°26'45"W

OS Eastings: 369222

OS Northings: 190501

OS Grid: ST692905

Mapcode National: GBR JX.9RGJ

Mapcode Global: VH87Y.KQBQ

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 30 March 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34647

Location: Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Cromhall

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cromhall St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


1/25 Parish Church of St. Andrew
G.V. I

Parish church (Anglican). C12, rebuilt in C13/C14 and altered C15; restored
1852 for Rev. Copleston. Nave; north tower; south aisle and south porch;
chancel. Rubble with freestone dressings; stone slate roof with coped raised
verges, slate to the nave. North tower: quoins are long and prominent;
4 stages with an embattled parapet; 2-light Perpendicular style openings to the
bell chamber; the north door has an ashlar surround with a cusped ogee head,
plank door with strap hinges and fleur-de-lys ends; stair turret projects at
south east. Nave: 3-light C19 Perpendicular style windows with cusped heads to
the tracery and dripmoulds; 4-light west window and blocked west door with
pointed arch and moulded surround. South aisle: two 3-light Perpendicular
style windows as in the Nave and centre window with intersecting tracery; east
end of south aisle has plank door in ovolo moulded surround and with depressed
4-centred head, dated 1745. South porch: projecting and gabled with a moulded
cornice; heavily moulded Perpendicular round arched doorway; heavy plank
studded outer doors with strap hinges which have fleur-de-lys ends. Chancel:
C19 3-light east window with ogee head; C19 vestry. Interior. Very fine
tracery-panelled C15 south door. 4 bay arcade of octagonal piers and 4-centred
arches. Chancel arch with hollow moulding. Font: Perpendicular but restored
in C19, octagonal bowl with quatrefoils. Pulpit: Perpendicular style "wine
glass" pulpit of 1852-3. Pews and roofs also 1852-3. Trefoil headed piscina
to south chapel. Glass: west window by Bell of Bristol, 1854. Monuments.
Chancel: Agnes Chisholm, died 1798, by William Paty of Bristol, marble plaque
and urn; Nicholas Hicks, died 1710, baroque, carved stone with swags, heraldry,
segmental pediment and gadrooned base. South chapel: Thomas Hicks, died 1726,
coloured marbles; Elizabeth Dyer, died 1807, by Daw, curved plaque with broken
pediment. Nave: Robert Webb, died 1731, grey and white marble, pediment and
obelisk; Robert and Ann Codrington, by T. King of Bath, grey and white marbles,
weeping tree over chest tomb. South aisle: Royal arms (? George I).
(Verey D, The Buildings of England : Gloucestershire, the Vale and Forest of
Dean, 1970).

Listing NGR: ST6922090501

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