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Church of St Mary
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Denomination Church of England
Heritage designation Grade I listed building
Designated 26 November 1958
Benefice Ermin West
Diocese Gloucester
Province Canterbury

The Anglican Church of St Mary at Edgeworth in the Cotswold District of Gloucestershire, England was built in 11th century. It is a grade I listed building.


The building was originally Saxon but has been revised and expanded many times. In the 12th century the chancel was added and the tower in the 14th.

A major Victorian restoration removed some of the Romanesque architecture in the interior of the church.

Several species of bats have been identified in the church.


The limestone building has stone slate roofs. It consists of a nave, chancel, south porch and west tower. The tower has a sundial and many gargoyles and grotesques.

Most of the internal furnishing is from the 19th century but there is a font and some of the bnch ends which are from the 15th century. There are also some remnants of 14th century stained glass.

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