The Church of St Mary

The Church of St Mary

This church near Gloucester is a mix of English architectural styles from Saxon to Tudor. Notable features include a Saxon spiral-carved font, Saxon sculptures and medieval stained glass.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248846
Names
Church of St Mary
Deerhurst Church
Deerhurst Parish Church
St Mary's Priory
The Church of St Mary

Timeline

4 Jul 1960

Church of St Mary designated a Grade I listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

The Church of St Mary is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1151998
Grade
I
Name
THE CHURCH OF ST MARY
Location
THE CHURCH OF ST MARY
Parish
Deerhurst
District
Tewkesbury
County
Gloucestershire
Grid Reference
SO 87047 29961

DEERHURST DEERHURST VILLAGE SO 8629-8729 10/46 The Church of St Mary 4.7.60 GV I Former Monastery, now Parish church. C8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, late C15, early C17, restored 1861-62 by William Slater. Random rubble walls, with some herringbone masonry at lower levels; coursed, squared stone to west end south aisle and lower parts western bays north aisle; lead roofs, stone slate to part of tower. Nave, chancel, north and south aisles, embracing western tower; remains of apse to east. South face: diagonally-set buttress left, blocked doorway with 3-centred arch left, Saxon doorway, now partly window, right, semi-circular head and hoodmould, beast head over. Eleven corbels for cloister roof, projecting string course most of length forming sill to four 4-light mullioned windows, arched head each light. Two-light mullion and transom window east end, Perpendicular tracery. Plain string course, 4 moulded heads (2 being rain-water outlets) plain parapet. Tower above aisle roof on left: flat-headed window at roof level, circular clock face, 2- light louvred window to belfry, reticulated tracery; plain parapet with slightly-raised corners left, short length lower eaves right. Clerestory slightly set forward to right: three 2-light windows, left one reticulated tracery, right 2 Perpendicular. Plain eaves parapet: parapet gables main roof and aisles, stump of apex finial east end. West face: south aisle plinth, 4-light Decorated window, king mullion; single-light over. Below, to left, 6 'panel' door up 3 stone steps, arched head...

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Bibliography

  1. “THE CHURCH OF ST MARY.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1151998>