Hailes Church England

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

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
249279
Names
Hailes Church
Hailes Parish Church
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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