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Church of St Mary
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Coordinates: 51°54′06″N 1°41′26″W / 51.9018°N 1.6905°W / 51.9018; -1.6905
Denomination Church of England
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade I listed building
Designated 25 August 1960
Administration
Benefice Evenlode Vale
Diocese Gloucester
Province Canterbury

The Anglican Church of St Mary at Icomb in the Cotswold District of Gloucestershire, England was built in the 15th century. It is a grade I listed building.

History

The first church on the site was had a nave built in the 12th century with the chancel added in the 13th. A Norman doorway in the nave north wall has been blocked up. The tower was added around 1600.

The parish is part of the Evenlode Vale benefice within the Diocese of Gloucester.

Architecture

The limestone building consists of a nave, chancel and a south transept. The three-stage tower has a gabled roof and contains a peal of tubular bells.

Within the church is a plaque in memory of those from the village who died in World War I. The piscina is from the 13th century and has a trefoil-headed arch. The stained glass includes an east window by James Powell and Sons.

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