CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1186370
Date first listed:
23-Sep-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Forest of Dean (District Authority)
Parish:
Awre
National Grid Reference:
SO 70882 08050

Details

SO 70 NW AWRE AWRE

4/95 Church of St Andrew 23.9.55 - I

Anglican parish church. Basic C13 layout and much fabric; C15 tower and various windows. Squared or rubble sandstone, nave south wall upper parts raised or rebuilt, limestone dressings, tracery gable copings; plain tile roof. Three stage crenellated west tower with diagonal buttresses to west face, square stair clamp north-east; long, low nave and north aisle, both with steep roof pitches, two-storey south porch, long chancel with ridge slightly below nave. Windows - see interior. West door moulded C13. Interior: nave and north aisle with boarded C19 barrel vault roofs, 6-bay early English arcade, round columns and moulded round caps, high, simple bases, new glazed and etched screen to tower arch, opening from rood start to chancel arch, left. North aisle alternate 3 or 4 light flat arched per- pendicular windows and single lancets; 2-light C14 window west and triple lancet with slender shaft responds, east. Simple late C13 tomb recess with cusping in north wall. South wall, nave, three 2-light Tudor windows plus small 2-light at eaves by pulpit; chancel has fine triple trefoiled lancets with dividing and respond ringed shafts in east wall, two lancets with tre- foil cusping in north wall, two 2-light C14 in south wall; priests' door and tomb recess, south, and aumbry north C19 roof with diagonal wind-bracing foliated caps to chancel arch responds, including drilled decoration. Re- mains of C15 screen in oak, and rood stair visible, left. Good carved reredos of 1892, late C19 pitch-pine pews octagonal C15 font, late C19 pul- pit and reading desk. Porch contains C15 inner door; lancet in east wall, and here also extra door.

Listing NGR: SO7088208047

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
353861
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 23 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06871/16
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