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Church of St Mary
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Coordinates: 51°42′45″N 1°53′31″W / 51.7125°N 1.8919°W / 51.7125; -1.8919
Denomination Church of England
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade I listed building
Designated 26 November 1958
Administration
Parish The Ampneys
Diocese Gloucester
Province Canterbury

The Anglican Church of St Mary at Ampney St Mary in the Cotswold District of Gloucestershire, England was built in the 12th and 13th centuries. It is a grade I listed building.

History

The nave was built in the early 12th century with the chancel being added in the 13th.

The village was abandoned after the black death, and the church unused from 1879. It was discovered and restored in 1913.

Architecture

The stone building has a slate roof with a bellcote. The nave is supported by buttresses. The nave and chancel have wagon roofs from the 14th century and wall apntings from the same period.

Above the doorway is a stone lintel carved with a lion, two headed serpent and griffin.

The font is Norman.

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