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Latitude: 51.5851 / 51°35'6"N
Longitude: -2.5303 / 2°31'48"W
OS Eastings: 363356
OS Northings: 187488
OS Grid: ST633874
Mapcode National: GBR JT.C87J
Mapcode Global: VH883.3F67
Entry Name: Church of St Helen
Listing Date: 5 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1128881
English Heritage Legacy ID: 35157
Location: Alveston, South Gloucestershire, BS35
County: South Gloucestershire
Civil Parish: Alveston
Built-Up Area: Alveston
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Alveston and Littleton-on-Severn with Elberton
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST 68 NW ALVESTON GLOUCESTER ROAD (west side)
8/61 Church of St. Helen
Parish church. 1885 by Henry Lloyd. Rock faced snecked rubble, stone
dressings, plain tiled roofs with ridge coping, raised coped verges, kneelers
and cross finials. West tower, nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry.
Decorated style. 3-stage tower has pointed arched door with drip mould and
relieving arch, 3-light window above, 2-light windows at 2nd and 3rd stages, all
with drip mould and relieving arch, with bell louvres at 3rd stage, south side
has clock at 2nd stage and stair turret with slit windows and spire with
weathervane, battlemented pinnacled top, weathered string courses and buttresses.
5-bay nave has 3 windows to north and 2 to south, all 3-light, 3-bay chancel
has 3-light east window and 2-light to south, shaped corbels and weathered
buttresses, porch has pointed arched door as at tower, vestry has door in plain
chamfered surround and lancet window. Interior: nave has arch-brace and
collar roof with shaped stone stops to arch-braces, tall pointed arch in
chamfered surround to tower, wider pointed arch in same surround to chancel,
windows in splayed reveals, south door in segmental headed chamfered surround,
chancel roof of same construction, pointed arched door to vestry. C19 stone
pulpit, Decorated style, 6-sided with marble shafts to base and clustered marble
shafts to edges, Norman bowl font with scalloped faces, removed from the old
Church of St. Helen (q.v.), early Victorian royal arms. (Sources: Verey, D.
Buildings of England, Gloucestershire : The Vale and The Forest of Dean 1970).
Listing NGR: ST6335687488
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