Gloucestershire Places of Worship

St James the Great's Church, Marston Sicca (Long Marston) (1) (93k) St James the Great's Church, Marston Sicca (Long Marston) (2) (104k) St James the Great's Church, Marston Sicca (Long Marston) (3) (134k) St James the Great's Church, Marston Sicca (Long Marston) (4) (119k) Above Photograph(s)
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St James the Great's Church, Marston Sicca (Long Marston)
St James the Great's Church,
College Close,
Marston Sicca (Long Marston), Gloucestershire.


This Church has (or had) a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in the 14th century, and we understand it is still open.

Kelly's Directory of 1923 describes St James's Church as "a building of stone of the 14th century, consisting of chancel, nave, Early English north porch and an oak belfry containing 2 bells". The pulpit is a fine example of Jacobean work, and is in a good state of preservation.

The parish was transferred to Warwickshire in 1931, and it is listed as such on the British Listed Buildings website, where it is described as "an attractive church in good setting and an unusual timber-framed bell turret".

The parish has the alternative name of Long Marston. It is now part of the Benefice of Honeybourne, Pebworth and Dorsington.


Now or formerly Church of England.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.


This Church is located at OS grid reference SP1527748118. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 19 Apr 2013 at 15:26.

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