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Church of St Kenelm

A Grade II Listed Building in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6156 / 51°36'56"N

Longitude: -2.3357 / 2°20'8"W

OS Eastings: 376850

OS Northings: 190802

OS Grid: ST768908

Mapcode National: GBR 0MM.Q97

Mapcode Global: VH95G.GNKC

Plus Code: 9C3VJM87+6P

Entry Name: Church of St Kenelm

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152561

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132152

Location: Alderley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL12

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Alderley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Alderley St Kenelm

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


8/7 Church of St. Kenelm


Anglican parish church. Medieval foundation, with north west tower
of c1450 and rest rebuilt c1802. Coursed and dressed rubble stone
on plinth with quoins, stone cornice and embattled parapet, slate
roof. Single large nave with projecting apsidal chancel, north
west tower and adjoining south west bay. 3 bays, central bay
blind to south, with 3-light multi-cusped lancets and mouchettes
in Gothick style. 4-light east window. Tower of 3 stages with off-
sets and stepped diagonal buttresses, clock face to north, louvred
2-light belfry openings to north and west, pinnacle in north east
corner. Door on west side with large pointed arch, moulded and
stopped, and 3-light ogee window over.
Interior: sexpartite plaster rib vault over nave. C19 fittings,
including white marble font of 1820. Fine collection of marble
wall monuments, including many to Hale family. Porch inside tower
has medieval tierceron vault with carved angel and grotesque
corbels and bosses. (David Verey, Buildings of England,
Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979).

Listing NGR: ST7685090802

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