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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingswood, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6262 / 51°37'34"N

Longitude: -2.3665 / 2°21'59"W

OS Eastings: 374729

OS Northings: 191994

OS Grid: ST747919

Mapcode National: GBR 0MD.VZX

Mapcode Global: VH95F.XDT6

Plus Code: 9C3VJJGM+FC

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 30 June 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1238007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415371

Location: Kingswood, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL12

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Kingswood

Built-Up Area: Kingswood

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Kingswood St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Description

ST 79 SW KINGSWOOD HIGH STREET
(east side)

7/265 Church of St. Mary

30.6.61


II


Anglican church. 1723, restored 1900. Coursed rubblestone on
dressed stone plinth and ashlar-faced to west with chamfered
alternating quoins, slightly swept tile roof with north transept
roof in slate. Nave and continuous chancel and large projecting
north transept. West end has C19 gabled porch with decorative
timber work and barge board, flanking plain 2-light cusped lancet
windows with 2 keyed oculi over. Bell-tower at top of west gable
is tile hung with hipped tile roof and weathervane and one or 2-
light louvred belfry openings on each side. 3 bays to nave and
chancel, also with plain 2-light cusped lancets. East gable is
coped with cross finial.
Interior has compartmented tunnel vault of 7 bays with arcaded west
bay and additional carved tester over chancel bays. Late Cl9 pews
with twin quatrefoil panels. Carved wooden altar with painted
Decalogue behind. Large flattened stone arch to north transept
which has flat compartmented ceiling.


Listing NGR: ST7472991994

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