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Tower and Spire, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354297

Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

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

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Listing Text

SO 71 SW WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN WESTBURY VILLAGE


11/216 Tower and spire, Church of
St. Peter and St. Paul


GV 1

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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