Church of St Margaret, Bagendon facts for kids
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|Denomination||Church of England|
|Heritage designation||Grade I listed building|
|Designated||26 November 1958|
The origins of the church are unclear. The current building was erected in the 12th century but there may have been an Saxon church on the site previously. The chancel was rebuilt in the 1460s and there was some further rebuilding in 1830. A Victorian restoration was carried out by Sidney Gambier-Parry in 1889.
The parish is part of the Churn Valley benefice within the Diocese of Gloucester.
The interior includes an 11th-century font and memorials and tombs from various centuries. There is an aumbrey in the south wall of the sanctuary.
There are fragments of stained glass from the 15th century. The north west window has glass by Charles Eamer Kempe.
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