Hailes Church

Hailes Church

This charming country chapel contains some magnificent 13th-century wall paintings of saints, heraldry, mythical beasts, and hunting scenes.

David Joyal

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
249279
Names
Hailes Church
Hailes Parish Church
Categories
church
parish church
Styles
Romanesque
Norman
Anglo-Norman

Timeline

1114

William de Tancarville Gives Hailes Church to French Monastery

1139

Winchcombe Abbey records construction of Hailes Church

1191

Hailes Church Disputes with Winchcombe Abbey

1248

Hailes Church comes under the jurisdiction of Hailes Abbey (founded 1246). The settlement at Hailes is moved to nearby Didbrook, but Hailes Church remains in use as the place of worship for visitors, pilgrims and abbey workmen, since the public is not all

1250

Hailes Church Expanded

1309

Hailes' Payments to Winchcombe Abbey End

1606

The Reformation Comes to Hailes

1767

Hailes Church Repaired

1915

Restoration of Hailes Church by Hugh Andrewes

1970

Restoration of Hailes Church by Eve Baker

Bibliography

  1. Lord Sudeley. A Guide to Hailes Church: Near Winchcombe Gloucestershire. .