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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in West Dean, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7665 / 51°45'59"N

Longitude: -2.5524 / 2°33'8"W

OS Eastings: 361978

OS Northings: 207682

OS Grid: SO619076

Mapcode National: GBR FS.ZZFM

Mapcode Global: VH873.QV1N

Plus Code: 9C3VQC8X+J3

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 12 December 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186362

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353845

Location: West Dean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: West Dean

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Parkend and Viney Hill

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Church of St Paul



Church. 1822 by Henry Poole. Ashlar, slate roof with gables coped
in saddle-back copings. Octagonal with cruciform single storey
wings formed by sanctuary, north and south transepts, and 3 stage
tower to west. The single storey wings have stepped diagonal
buttresses surmounted by pinnacles. West tower has embattled
parapet with stepped diagonal buttresses surmounted by pinnacles
and additional pinnacle in centre on each side of parapet. Single
lancets on first and second stage, clock faces on 2nd stage to
south, west and north, double lancet belfry stage - all lancets
with pointed hood moulds. Windows are 2 and 3-light Y tracery
Interior - simple lancet panelled galleries in transepts and as
organ loft in west with elaborate Gothick organ. Similar style
pulpit, and elaborate wooden reredos with pinnacles and monogram
"IHS" in open tracery rose in central gable. Ridge and diagonal
ribs form 12-rib vault rising to central boss. Poole also designed
towers at Christchurch (q.v.) and Market Place, Coleford (q.v. -
tower only remaining).

Listing NGR: SO6197807682

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