Related Churches within the area and contact information from external sources such as Crockfords can be found below.
Welcome to this lovely village church. There has been a Church on the present site for almost 900 years, but it was substantially rebuilt in the early/mid 1500's with a capacity of about 100. The church is open during daylight hours and is enjoyed by many visitors, especially the Cotswold Way walkers.
Services are held on two Sundays in the month. There is a mixture of Common Worship and Book of Common Prayer services in this church.
Cold Ashton is a rural/commuter village, set in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the southern edge of the Cotswold escarpment. The Cotswold Way footpath passes through the Churchyard of Holy Trinity Church and continues through much of the parish. The parish is made up of several scattered hamlets principally Pennsylvania, Nimlet, part of St Catherine's and Hamswell.
The parish of Cold Ashton is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer, PSO. For more information and for contacts, please click on 'Safeguarding'.
St Mary Magdalene
This lovely church is Grade 1 listed and dates back to before the Norman Conquest. It is a beautiful small church, seating about 110 people and noted for its Norman arch, stained glass windows, notable monuments and a 15th century brass. The Cotswold Way passes through the village and close to the Church which is kept open at all times to welcome our many visitors for quiet contemplation or to discover its heritage and history. There are currently two services a month.
Tormarton village is four miles from Marshfield and is a small rural village in South Gloucestershire set in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are currently four working farms, mainly arable, but one farm also runs a dairy herd, and another provides livery for a number of horses.
The parish of Tormarton is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer, PSO. For more information and for contacts, please click on 'Safeguarding'.
St James's Church lies in the small village of West Littleton on the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. The church is Grade 2 listed and has a particularly fine 13th century turret and bellcote. The bell itself dates from the same period. It is thought that the chancel arch and bellcote are the only parts of the original structure which survived a fire in the 19th century, although a beautiful canopied niche above the doorway in the south porch is certainly from the 13th or 14th century.The church was largely rebuilt, including a new porch and vestry, in 1855 under the supervision of Thomas Wyatt, architect of the Salisbury Diocese.
The church contains four listed 18th and 19th century marble wall monuments with the earliest commemorating the death of the Reverend William Alsop in 1750. In the churchyard there are nine listed chest tombs which flank the path to the church door.
In September 2008 we embarked on a project to restore the important collection of 18th and 19th century wall memorials and tombs. There are four marble memorials inside the church and nine listed chest tombs in the churchyard that were in urgent need of conservation. The project to conserve this vital heritage completed in September 2011 and cost £46,500. We were delighted to have been awarded a grant of £13,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund and £15,000 from the Ibstock Cory Environmental Trust as well as other grants from various trusts and other organisations. The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust and the Marshfield and District Local History Society were also supporters of the project.
The conservation work started in July 2010 and took around three months to complete. One of the objectives of the work was to alter the appearance of the tombs and memorials as little as possible.
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