Church of St Mary the Virgin, Syde facts for kids
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|Denomination||Church of England|
|Heritage designation||Grade I listed building|
|Designated||26 November 1958|
The Norman shurch was built on the site of an earlier Saxon one, from which some fabric, including the lintel over the south doorway, have been incorporated into the current building.
The saddleback tower was added in the 14th century. The chancel was restored in 1850.
The parish is part of the Ermin West benefice within the Diocese of Gloucester.
The limestone building has stone slate roofs. It consists of a nave, chancel, porch and vestry and west tower. The nave has a crown post roof. The three-stage saddleback tower has three bells hung by Rudhall of Gloucester. Two are from the 14th century and the other from 1771.
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