History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of All Hallows

A Grade I Listed Building in South Cerney, Gloucestershire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.6749 / 51°40'29"N

Longitude: -1.9292 / 1°55'45"W

OS Eastings: 404992

OS Northings: 197344

OS Grid: SU049973

Mapcode National: GBR 3RC.YYC

Mapcode Global: VHB2Y.H5ZD

Entry Name: Church of All Hallows

Listing Date: 26 November 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129524

Location: South Cerney, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: South Cerney

Built-Up Area: South Cerney

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: South Cerney All Hallows

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

Find accommodation in
South Cerney

Listing Text

SU 0497-0597
(north side)
14/225 Church of All Hallows
Anglican parish church. Norman foundation, altered throughout
medieval period, restored 1862 by J.P. St. Aubyn. Rubble stone
tower and chancel, remainder mostly coursed, with dressed stone
aisle walls on offset plinth, stone slate roof to chancel, rest
plain tiles, with coped verges and cross finials. Nave with north
and south aisles and south porch, central tower, chancel with small
north vestry. Tower of 3 stages with offset at lower level, string
course at higher level, with stepped buttresses to north and south
halfway up second stage, embattled parapet and corner pinnacles.
Single Norman lancet to north and south on bottom stage, single
square-headed light with relieving arch on second stage, twin
belfry louvres to top stage, with clock on south face, large tie
bar oval plates towards top. Stair tower to south-west, and
sundial on south-east buttress. North aisle has partly restored
Norman north door, 2 and 3-light Decorated C19 windows and stepped
buttresses. Chancel has 3-light east window with ball flower
decoration on upper tracery, and small ogee head priest's door on
south side between 2-light Decorated windows, all of C14. On south
side, large C19 porch with angle buttresses and tall coped gable
and rear Norman doorway with beakheads and chevron moulding, moved
to this position in 1862.
Interior: 5-bay nave with braced and strutted collar beam roof
with moulding on under side and 2 tiers of arched wind bracing.
Five-bay Early English arcade with cylindrical piers and attached
shafts. Keel-moulded tower arches. Double piscina and sedilia in
chancel, with braced crossed strut roof carried on ridge beam.
Many fine black and white marble wall monuments of C18 and C19 in
aisles and chancel. (David Verey, Buildings of England -
Gloucestershire: the Cotswolds, 1979; local informaton booklet).

Listing NGR: SU0498897344

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.