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Latitude: 51.8384 / 51°50'18"N
Longitude: -2.5761 / 2°34'33"W
OS Eastings: 360406
OS Northings: 215690
OS Grid: SO604156
Mapcode National: GBR FR.VCMM
Mapcode Global: VH86X.92H0
Entry Name: Church of the Holy Jesus
Listing Date: 24 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1299248
English Heritage Legacy ID: 353737
Location: Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Lydbrook
Built-Up Area: Lydbrook
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Lydbrook Holy Jesus
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 61 NW LYDBROOK CENTRAL LYDBROOK
2/48 Church of the Holy Jesus
Parish Church, 1851, by Henry Woodyer. Coursed rubble stone,
tiled roof. West tower with flanking lean-to structures and
gabled south porch, nave with clerestory, single storey aisles,
separate chancel with lower roofline than nave. 3 stage tower
with string courses, and corbel table below saddleback roof.
Large ogee 4-arched opening in first stage with 2 centre lights,
single pointed light to second stage, twin light with pointed
trefoil tracery at belfry level, and single light in gable of roof.
Clasped stepped buttresses at west end and cut off in nave roof.
5-bay nave with small pointed trefoil twin lights in clerestory.
2- and 3-light decorated Geometric tracery windows in aisles with
single stepped buttress towards east, 3 similar twin light windows
in chancel, and 5-light at east end with cusped star of David.
Interior: elaborate timber roof with scissor-beam trusses and wind
bracing. Pointed arcades on cylindrical columns. In chancel -
stone diapering on reredos wall; wooden altar rail with pierced
arch and trefoil decoration; double sedilia under traceried rere-
arch of easternmost window on south side. Original pews in nave
and aisles. Stone font in south west corner with ogee decoration
and wooden cover with pierced and gabled design. (David Verey,
Buildings of England, Gloucestershire: the Vale and the Forest of
Dean, p.292, 1970
Listing NGR: SO6040615690
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