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Stroud (District Authority)
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SO 70654 10658


ARLINGHAM CHURCH ROAD SO 71 SW (west side) 2/7 Church of St. Mary 10.1.55 GV I Anglican parish church. C14, restored c1868 by H. James of Gloucester, and with north vestry of 1864. Roughcast faced, with ashlar tower, stone slate roof with coped verges and saddlestone to east, with cross to chancel and small sanctus bellcote to nave. West tower, nave with south porch, lower chancel with small vestry. Three-stage tower with string courses and stepped diagonal buttresses, on plinth, with parapet of pierced trefoils, and pitched roof; twin ogee belfry openings with quatrefoil over and arched hoodmould to each face of top stage; north side has projecting stair tower with thin lancet windows and door at base; clockface to east and single long trefoil slit to south on second stage; west side has pointed arch double-chamfered doorway and hoodmould, and tall 2-light over with acutely pointed arch and hoodmould. Windows generally 2-light Decorated, 3 to nave with one 3-light to south east, and 3-light east window. Stepped stone buttresses between bays, and diagonally set to porch and chancel. South porch doorway has double-chamfered pointed arch with niche and sundial over, with small trefoil niche to right on inside and small lancet to left, glazed at top. Chancel has priest's door between 2 windows. Interior: 5-bay nave with tie beam and king post, principals not visible. Plain tall tower arch, and triple-chamfered chancel arch, plastered walls. Piscina and credence shelf on south wall of chancel, with cinquefoil head. Several fine grey and white marble wall tablets, mostly of C18, including work by Ricketts, Pearce of Frampton, and Nollekens. Perpendicular octagonal font with panelled stem. Glass in chancel by Clayton and Bell. Nave has 2 very old ruby glass windows, probably c1340, depicting figures of Sts John and Mary in one, and St Margaret and another female saint in second. C15 glass, much restored, survives in south west window of chancel. (David Verey, Buildings of England - Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980)

Listing NGR: SO7065010663


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


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

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Date: 15 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04661/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Bob Train. Source Historic England Archive
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