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St. Mary, Upper Swell, Gloucestershire

Description

The church of St. Mary is an ancient building of stone in the Norman and later styles, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a small western turret containing 2 bells: the chancel arch and doorway are Norman, beautifully decorated with lozenge moulding; the chancel is Norman with the exception of the east window, which has Decorated tracery, and is filled with stained glass, placed in 1872 as a memorial to Mrs. Eliza Arch Pole: the chancel retains a piscina and sedilia, and there is a Perpendicular font: there are sittings for 70 persons.

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1543.

St. Mary
Upper Swell
Gloucestershire

Denomination:Church of England
Diocese:Gloucester
Sittings:70
Graveyard:Yes