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.

View from South
View of church and farmhouse (where monastic buildings once stood) from the south. St. Mary's Church, Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England... Holly Hayes

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
Listed Building ID
1151998 view listed building data
Article Title
The Church of St Mary
Grid Reference
SO 87047 29961
View all

Listed Building Description

Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

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... read more

Page Info

Place ID
The Church of St Mary, Deerhurst, England
Added By
Holly Hayes
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 7, 2022