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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Cinderford, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8221 / 51°49'19"N

Longitude: -2.496 / 2°29'45"W

OS Eastings: 365910

OS Northings: 213837

OS Grid: SO659138

Mapcode National: GBR FW.WFG9

Mapcode Global: VH86Y.PGBJ

Plus Code: 9C3VRGC3+RJ

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354094

Location: Cinderford, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Cinderford

Built-Up Area: Cinderford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cinderford St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Description


SO 61 SE CINDERFORD BELLE VUE ROAD
(east side)
10/25 Church of St. Stephen

II
Parish church, 1890, chancel 1893, by C.H. Lingen Barker of
Hereford. 4-bay nave with aisles, chancel and north vestry.
Impressive west front to road, projecting centre, entrance door on
returns. Plain plinth, plain ashlar bands at various levels: 3
lancet windows in centre at lower level, one each in aisles; above
two 2-light windows with geometric tracery, above again a plate-
tracery rose window and in the apex 3 slits with louvres. Either
side the corner buttresses are taken up above the eaves with gabled
caps. The entrance doors have separate hoodmoulds, with above a
flat gable against the wall, carved with 2 layers of recessed semi-
circles. The bell hangs under a projecting timber gablet over the
north door. Aisles buttressed, with 3 lancets grouped beneath a
hoodmould in each bay; clerestory has 2 sets of 2 lancets per bay.
Impressive interior, plain round columns, simple arches: ceiling
boarded, pointed barrel vault with ribs at half-bay centres rising
off stone corbels. Western gallery in projection with stone
balustrade. Original fittings.


Listing NGR: SO6591013837

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