Photos of Ashleworth church, Gloucestershire

A quiet country church with Saxon stonework and an early Elizabethan coat of arms.

Photo of the parish church of Sts Andrew and Bartholomew, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire.
The tower and south wall of Sts Andrew and Bartholomew church from the churchyard
Photo of the parish church of Sts Andrew and Bartholomew, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire.
The church is entered, unusually, by a north door
Photo of the parish church of Sts Andrew and Bartholomew, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire.
The north wall features this lovely Saxon herringbone stonework
Photo of the parish church of Sts Andrew and Bartholomew, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire.
The old 17th century parish chest, located in the south aisle
Photo of the parish church of Sts Andrew and Bartholomew, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire.
Above the south chapel is a lovely Tudor coat of arms, arguably that of Edward VI or Elizabeth I. This is one of the earliest examples of royal coat of arms in a parish church in England
Photo of the parish church of Sts Andrew and Bartholomew, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire.
Closeup of the royal coat of arms over the south chapel. The colours are still beautuifully vibrant, after more than 450 years
Photo of the parish church of Sts Andrew and Bartholomew, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire.
Here you can make out the Tudor rose and the royal lion still used in the royal coat of arms today. The 'E' may represent Elizabeth I or Edward VI
Photo of the parish church of Sts Andrew and Bartholomew, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire.
In the north wall you can clearly see where the original Saxon door has been filled in to create a Norman window
Photo of the parish church of Sts Andrew and Bartholomew, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire.
Beside the 15th century east window in the chancel is a small aumbury, or cupboard used for storing the consecrated Host

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