Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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St Mary the Virgin's Church, Frampton on Severn
St Mary the Virgin's Church,
Church End, GL2 7EH,
Frampton on Severn, 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 1315, and we understand it is still open.

St Mary the Virgin's Church is a Grade II Listed Building - see the British Listed Buildings website for details.

It was consecrated in 1315, is largely 14th century, with 15th century chapels, tower and porch; but has the honour of being restored twice in the Victorian era - about 1850 by Francis Niblett, and again 1868-70 by Henry Woodyer.

The leaden font, described as "Romanesque", and probably mid to late 12th century by the aforementioned website is believed to be one of six in Gloucestershire cast from the same mould. The others which are known about are at Tidenham, Sandhurst, Siston, and Lancaut, the latter now in the Lady Chapel in Gloucester Cathedral. It is not yet known where the other one is.

To find out more about St Mary's, and about Frampton on Severn itself (its "Parish Profile"), you may wish to visit its webpage on the website of the Severnside Benefice.

There may be more information available by by selecting one or more of the accompanying images on the right.


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 SO7435106943. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


I have found many websites of use whilst compiling the information for this database. Here are some which deserve mention as being of special interest for Frampton on Severn, and perhaps to Local History and Places of Worship as a whole.

The above links were selected and reviewed at the time I prepared the information, but please be aware their content may vary, or disappear entirely. These factors are outside my control.

Information last updated on 27 Jan 2019 at 14:24.

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This Report was created 19 Oct 2021 - 15:29:41 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 13 Oct 2021 at 14:13.

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