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Church of St Peter and Front Wall with Piers and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Fretherne with Saul, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.792 / 51°47'31"N

Longitude: -2.3636 / 2°21'49"W

OS Eastings: 375015

OS Northings: 210434

OS Grid: SO750104

Mapcode National: GBR 0KG.P6Q

Mapcode Global: VH94N.Z792

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and Front Wall with Piers and Railings

Listing Date: 9 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132437

Location: Fretherne with Saul, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Fretherne with Saul

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Framilode St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 71 SE
3/178 Church of St. Peter and front
wall with piers and railings
Small Anglican church. 1854 by Francis Niblett. Marlstone with
ashlar dressings, decorative tile roof with coped verges and cross
finials. Nave with apsidal chancel and small south vestry, and
north porch rising to tower. Romanesque Italianate style. Five
bays to main part with single round-headed lights all round, and
shallow stepped buttresses between. Tower has small angle
buttresses to part of lower stage, and single offset to upper stage
with 2 tall louvred belfry lights; sprocketed pyramidal roof with
corbel table. Porch has plain round-headed moulded archway with
single slit lancet over. Large 2-light west window with chevron
moulding. Interior: 5-bay nave with reverse arch-braced collar
beam trusses, stencilled and painted ceiling and apse. All
original fittings. Four cylindrical stone gatepiers on north side
with inner 2 opposite north porch, with plain moulded bases and
capitals and conical caps. Trefoil headed tall railings between
set into coped shallow ashlar wall and with intermediate urn-like
finials approximately every 2-3m. Railings rise between inner
piers to form curved-headed double gates. Total length about 40m.

Listing NGR: SO7501510434

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

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