Church of St Mary, Temple Guiting facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsChurch of St Mary
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Heritage designation||Grade I listed building|
|Designated||25 August 1960|
|Benefice||The Guitings, Cutsdean, Farmcote, Upper Slaughter|
The church was built in the 12th century and largely rebuilt in the 16th. The tower was rebuilt in the 17th century and the porch added in 1884. A Victorian restoration was carried out between 1743 and 1785 by J. E. K. Cutts.
The parish is part of The Guitings, Cutsdean, Farmcote, Upper Slaughter benefice within the Diocese of Gloucester.
The limestone building has a stone slate roof. It consists of a nave with transept, chancel and west tower. The tower has a clock on the north face which was installed in 1870. The exterior of the chancel has a series of gargoyles.
There is some stained glass from the 15th and 16th century however several panels were sold in 1809 and are now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. A more modern lancet window has glass in memory of Jack Butterworth, Baron Butterworth.
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