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Latitude: 51.8232 / 51°49'23"N
Longitude: -2.4118 / 2°24'42"W
OS Eastings: 371714
OS Northings: 213919
OS Grid: SO717139
Mapcode National: GBR FZ.WBCQ
Mapcode Global: VH94G.4FVQ
Entry Name: Tower and Spire, Church of St Peter and St Paul
Listing Date: 4 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1299161
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354297
Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Westbury-on-Severn
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Severn St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 71 SW WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN WESTBURY VILLAGE
11/216 Tower and spire, Church of
St. Peter and St. Paul
Detached Church tower and spire: late C13 tower, C14 spire; thin
grey rubble walls with larger red-brown quoins: shingled spire.
Square. Battered plinth with roll moulding to north face;
square-set corner buttresses on left, octagonal stair turret on
right with pilasters to north and west faces. 2-light geometric
tracery window to upper level, with circular clock face above:
lancet to stair turret to right. Slight eaves to
broached octagonal spire: 2-light, square openings with timber
louvres at low level, lean-to roofs. Ball finial and weathercock.
East face has no plinth; square-set corner buttresses; chamfered,
2-centred arched opening to double boarded doors. Above 2
creasings for roof to demolished chapel: lancet window between
with further lancet above with 2 stone louvres.
Internally heavy timber beams carry floor over. Detached from
church, (q.v.). Medieval chapel to east of spire re-roofed 1779,
used as school 1710-1849, demolished 1862. Spire repaired with
timber from casks in 1680. (Victoria County History,
Gloucestershire, Vol. X, 1972; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale
and the Forest of Dean, 1970).
Listing NGR: SO7171313920
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