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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1078582



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tibberton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 125789

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8/253 Church of Holy Trinity (formerly listed as Parish Church) 2.10.54


Parish church; C12, C14, C15, restored 1908. Flattish, coursed stone to tower, ashlar dressings, tiled roof with stone-slate eaves; nave and chancel random rubble with larger quoins and ashlar dressings; tiled roof. Nave, chancel, west tower and porch. South face: porch on left, unglazed lancet with iron bar; parapet gable with cross gablet apex, roof half-hipped to right to clear window in tower. Two stage tower, plain plinth, diagonally- set corner buttresses to west side lower stage: plain string course; twin Lancets near top, trefoil heads, timber louvres. Simply-moulded projecting stone eaves; pyramid roof with lead hips, iron finial on apex. Nave: plinth at west end only: herringbone-masonry low down on left, built up lancet above. To right 2-light window, cinquefoil heads to lights, trefoil above, no hoodmould. To right of centre built up plain semi-circular headed doorway, thin stone voussoirs. Similar window to right, with right half of blocked lancet beyond. Square-set rock-faced ashlar buttress with 2 offsets at right-hand end of nave, top dies into gablet above eaves, carrying base of circular chimney. Wide eaves with long, scrolled gutter brackets. Parapet gables, cross-gablet apex to east with stone cross finial. Chancel, catslide extension for organ on left, 2 lancets to right: eaves and east gable as nave. Plain plinth to east wall chancel, with projecting stone capping: wall monument on left; stepped 3-light lancet window in centre, no hoodmould: trefoil in gable over. Interior: scissor-braced collar-rafter roof to porch: boarded door to tower with moulded cover strips to joints, hoodmould with leaf stops. Tower base flat boarded ceiling with bell hole: below wall ribs and springing for unfinished vault. Wide, moulded arch to nave, no capitals. Nave plastered, plain, semi-circular arch to chancel, plain jambs with abacus-like capitals. Five irregularly-spaced tie beams, 2 moulded: plastered barrel ceiling over. Plastered arch over piscina in chancel: panelled, boarded ceiling, cambered, moulded tie beams with bosses at junctions. Stone font 1920: Cl9 octagonal wooden pulpit on stem: benefactions board in tower base; 6 early C19 wall monuments. (D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970.)

Listing NGR: SO7569221881

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SO 75695 21880


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