All Saints' Church, Shorncote, Gloucestershire
- What's nearby
A tiny 800-year-old church
This delightful little church, hiding down a lane in gravel-pit country south of Cirencester, dates from about 1170. It has a pretty double bell-cote added in the fourteenth century. Monuments and a stone Royal Arms line the walls of its simple interior.
A pair of eccentric churches
A Victorian masterpiece returned to the community
Stunningly detailed medieval wall paintings
From grass verge on corner of the village lane, a level track passes Church Cottage to level grass churchyard with a mowed path to the south porch and around the church. There is clear access to south porch with one step down.
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a very small number of them have heating, running water or toilet facilities. The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor.
3 miles east of Kemble and 4 miles south of Cirencester off A429
Nearest railway station: Kemble (2.6 miles)
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church before you visit? You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.Gloucestershire County Guide 2012
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in Gloucestershire & Bristol. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.All Saints' Shorncote Guidebook
- Community information