St Oswald's Tower, Lassington, Gloucestershire

Lassington Lane, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 8DH
How to find us | Access information
Opening times:
The churchyard is open daily - please park at the bottom of the steep steps up to the entrance, but note that the tower itself is locked.
  • Overview
  • Map
  • What's nearby

A tower that stands alone

The solitary surviving tower of old St Oswald's church was probably built before the Norman Conquest.

It is located in a pretty churchyard and surrounded by idyllic, gently undulating countryside.

  • Access information
    From the lane to adjacent farm up some steps and then up the sloping churchyard to the tower. Access to the base of the tower is up 4 steps and there is long slope in churchyard.
  • Facilities & Hire
    The tower is too small to be able to use for an event and is usually locked, but do let us know if you are interested in using the churchyard for an event. 
  • Directions

    3 miles west of Gloucester off B4215 (follow sign to Lassington from Highnam village). 


  • Transport
    Nearest railway station: Gloucester (2.9 miles)
  • History & Further Information

    Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church and the CCT 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 & Bristol County Guide

    This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches CCT cares for in Gloucestershire & Bristol. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.


  • Community information

    Click on the link below to download a copy of the church plan which sets out the shared vision for the future of the church.

    Church plans are a living document which combines information on the church’s history and its current use, outlines maintenance and repair needs, combines this with feedback and recommendations from the community, and concludes with an action plan setting out agreed short, medium and long term goals to support the sustainable use and care of the church.

    This is a working document that will be updated on a regular basis. If you have any feedback or if you want to contact us about the church plan please drop us a line. When you write, please do give the name of the church, thank you!

    Lassington Church Plan 2023.pdf