St Oswald's Tower, Lassington, Gloucestershire
- 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.
A pair of eccentric churches
A beautiful interior painted roof
A light-filled gem with a Shakespearean connection.
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
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a very small number of them have heating, running water and toilet facilities.The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor.
3 miles west of Gloucester off B4215 (follow sign to Lassington from Highnam village)
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.
Click here to download a copy of the CP which sets out the shared vision for the future 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.pdf