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Remains of Former Church of St Peter Including Tower and Porch

A Grade II Listed Building in Frocester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7277 / 51°43'39"N

Longitude: -2.3329 / 2°19'58"W

OS Eastings: 377105

OS Northings: 203270

OS Grid: SO771032

Mapcode National: GBR 0L8.R09

Mapcode Global: VH94W.JT2Y

Plus Code: 9C3VPMH8+3V

Entry Name: Remains of Former Church of St Peter Including Tower and Porch

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132910

Location: Frocester, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Frocester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Frocester St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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1/116 Remains of former Church of
St Peter including tower and


Remains of former parish church. Medieval with C15 porch, tower
rebuilt 1849 by Francis Niblett. Random rubble limestone base
walls; ashlar porch with plain tile roof. Coursed rubble
limestone tower with ashlar spire. Outline of church retained in
low walls; south porch and north tower surviving. Tower: 2-stage
with narrow trefoil side windows and moulded pointed north doorway.
Projecting stair turret on west side with blocked doorway. Two-
light lancet belfry openings with stone louvres. Broach spire with
lucarnes to cardinal faces. Bold stone finial with weathercock.
Parapet gabled south porch with 4-light side windows having central
king mullion. Diagonal buttresses to front wall with plain pointed
archway. Wagon roof internally. C20 coping to cut-down church
walls. Gravel surface within . Church demolished in 1952, stone
being used to build Wycliffe College chapel in Stonehouse.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Frocester' in V.C.H. Glos. x, 1972, pp 170-178;
and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean,

Listing NGR: SO7710503270

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