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St. Peter, Stanway, Gloucestershire

Description

The church of St. Peter is a building of stone in the Late Norman, Early English and Perpendicular styles, consisting of chancel, nave and an embattled western tower, with pinnacles, containing a clock and 4 bells: in the church is a memorial to Augusta (Wemyss-Charteris), Countess of Rossmore, who died 28 July, 1840. Robert Dover, who instituted the once famous "Cotswold Hill Games," died here in 1642, and is buried in the churchyard: the church was restored in 1897, at a cost of upwards of £2,000, and affords 90 sittings.

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1573.

St. Peter
Stanway
Gloucestershire

Denomination:Church of England
Diocese:Gloucester
Sittings:90
Graveyard:Yes