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Church of St Mary
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Denomination Church of England
Heritage designation Grade I listed building
Designated 25 August 1960
Benefice Stow on the Wold, Condicote & The Swells
Diocese Gloucester
Province Canterbury

The Anglican Church of St Mary at Upper Swell in the Cotswold District of Gloucestershire, England was built in the 12th century. It is a Grade I listed building.


The church was built in the 12th century and in the 13th the chancel was added. During the 15th and early 16th century the nave was revised.

The parish is part of the Stow on the Wold, Condicote & The Swells benefice within the Diocese of Gloucester.


The cotswold stone building has a stone slate roof. It consists of a three-bay nave and two-bay chancel with a south porch. The bellcote on the west gable has two bells.

Inside the church is a 15th-century font and a piscina in the chancel. There is a Norman doorway with a carved tympanum. There is a mass dial on the jamb of the porch door. The organ was built by Nicholson & Co Ltd in 1872.

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