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Church of St Andrew
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Denomination Church of England
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade I listed building
Administration
Parish Chedworth
Deanery North Cotswold
Archdeaconry Cheltenham
Diocese Gloucester
Province Canterbury

The Anglican Church of St Andrew at Chedworth in the Cotswold District of Gloucestershire, England was built in th late 12th century. It is a grade I listed building.

History

The original 12th century building was rebuilt in the 13th and 15th centuries. The nave was rebuilt in 1833.

The parish is part of the Chedworth Yanworth and Stowell benefice within the Diocese of Gloucester.

Architecture

The limestone building consists of a five-bay nave, two-bay chancel and seven-bay north aisle and west tower. The fourth stage of the tower was added in the 15th century. The corbels supporting the roof are carved to represent St Andrew and Henry VII and his wife Elizabeth of York who may have visited the church in 1491.

The font dates from the 12th century and the piscina from the 13th. Inside the church is a plaque commemorating those from the village who died in World War I and World War II. Some of the stained glass from the 15th century remains in chancel windows.

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