Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Church of All Hallows, South Cerney
Church of All Hallows,
Church Lane,
South Cerney, 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 12th century, and we understand it is still open.

The Church of All Hallows (All Saints, in some sources) is a Grade I Listed Building - see the British Listed Buildings website for details.

According to Kelly's Directory of 1923, it is "a specious edifice, consisting of chancel, nave of five bays, aisles, south porch and an embattled central tower containing a clock, presented by Mrs. Edwards, and 6 bells. The building dates from the 12th century, the doorways and chancel arch being excellent specimens of Transition Norman work. The chancel is Late Decorated, enriched throughout with the ball flower ornament, and retains sedilia and aumbry and an elaborately carved piscina ... on the west wall is a tablet inscribed to Walter Portlock, of this parish, who died in 1701, aged 100 years". There are two white alabaster tablets of ornate design on the north wall, as memorials to C.D. and E.H. Moss. In 1921 a stairway was built to the belfry as a memorial to the men of the parish killed during the Great War, 1914-18, and the year previously, a memorial cross was erected on The Green in memory of the 27 men who died.

The living was (in 1923) a vicarage with the chapelry of Cerney Wick annexed, where there is a chapel of ease, dedicated to Holy Trinity.

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 SU0499497342. 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 South Cerney, 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 15:40.

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This Report was created 30 Nov 2023 - 21:00:53 GMT 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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