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Churches benefiting from our grants

The following is a list of churches that have received grants from the Trust together with the grant amount and a brief description of their project.  Grants are awarded in June and December each year.

December 2023

Town/VillageChurchProject£ Grant
Ampney St. PeterSt. PeterRenewal of north aisle roof and both sides of tower roof5000
St. StephenRestoration of flooring due to damp, water ingress and flood2000
OxenhallSt. AnneMasonary repairs to lychgate1000
SydeSt. Mary the VirginRe-roofing North slope of nave.  Also, north slopes of chancel and porch, funds permitting10000
AlvestonSt. HelenOrgan repairs2000
MinchinhamptonHoly TrinityRebuild organ – top up grant2500
Priors NortonSt MaryRestore bells plus tower improvements6000
New facilities   
AvonmouthSt. AndrewArchitect’s fees for plans for mezzanine floor in church hall attached to church2000
LongneySt. LawrenceTo create an area for use by local schools plus various educational and recreational activities7000
MarshfieldSt. MaryTo replace oil fired heating with eco friendly electric system4000
NailsworthSt. GeorgeRe-ordering of chancel including new chairs.  Re-ordering of children’s area7000
TormartonSt. Mary MagdaleneRe-ordering –  late claim of 2021 approved grant10000

June 2023

Bishop’s CleeveSt. Michael & All AngelsRepair/restore stone floor500
CheltenhamSt. LukeGlazing repairs5000
DownendChristchurchStructural repairs to bell tower8500
FretherneSt. MaryRepairs to spire masonary10000
HardwickeSt. NicholasRenewal of loose gudgeons in all 6 headstocks500
HartpurySt. Mary the VirginRepairs/restoration of leaded light windows5000
KingswoodCongregationalRetrospective application for additional cost of urgent roof repairs1000
RedbrookSt. SaviourRepairs to porch and low level nave walls + high level re-pointing of west gable4000
SouthmeadSt. StephenRpairs to church roof1500
Stanley PontlargeSt. MichaelRefurbish/replace north nave roof8000
StauntonSt. JamesRestoration of the ring of 6 bells6000
TarltonSt. OsmundReplace fallen stone slates, maintain rainwater goods, repointing, repair bell and door1500
TwyningSt. Mary MagdaleneRebuild tower clock motion1000
WillerseySt. PeterRetiling of nave, chancel, transepts, porch. Replace roof timbers and coping stones2000
CranhamSt. James the GreatConservation of tryptych3000
SaintburySt. NicholasNew stone replacement of War memorial in churchyard + conservation of cross gablet4000
TewkesburyAbbeyFire prevention works to Abbey roof void + health and safety work for roof access1500
New facilities   
LydbrookBaptistRenovation of detached schoolroom to create self-contained facilities4000
St. Pauls, BristolSt. AgnesRetrospective application for new sound system. Project completed2000
StantonSt. Michael & All AngelsInstallation of secure vestry and pantry in North Transept5000

December 2022




All Saints              

Reroof organ chamber and vestry


Duntisbourne Abbots 

St Peter

Reroof porch and S slope of S aisle    



St Mary      

Reroof nave and chancel 






St Andrew            

Overhaul bells and fittings 


Temple Guiting

St Mary             

Releather organ bellows  



St Mary               

Conservation of stained glass         



Holy Trinity   

Overhaul and extend organ           



New facilities


Stoke Bishop       

St Mary Magdalene   

Improvements to hall (attached)    



Quarry Chapel    

Create accessible loo, kitchen etc 



St Saviour w St Mary  




St Peter

Create Garden of Remembrance 



St Peter

Protection and presentation of C15 memorial 



St Lawrence           

Improve path and new disabled access 



St Michael & AA        

Install new toilet and servery







December 2021








Grant £

AshchurchSt NicholasRepairs to door etc and minor reordering1250
HardwickeSt NicholasRepairs to roof1250
RedbrookSt SaviourRepairs to stonework and plaster3000
LechladeBaptistRepairs to sash windows8500
BisleyAll SaintsRepairs to stonework and rwg5500
ThornburySt MaryReleading two windows4000
Frampton MansellSt LukeRepairs, also construct new WC10000
TirleySt Michael & AACommission reports re flood and tombs1500
WickSt BartholomewRemedial work following dry rot1500
TwyningSt Mary MagdaleneRenew clock autowinder1000
New facilities
Compton GreenfieldAll SaintsProvide new path to churchyard extn1500
NewlandAll SaintsReport on options for lighting+heating1000
BittonSt MaryMajor Reordering Phase 210000
TormartonSt Mary MagdaleneMajor reordering10000
MangotsfieldSt JamesEnhance AV system, and kitchen eqpt5500
TibbertonHoly TrinityCreate level floor to chancel, + repairs5500
GHCT40 top ups
Bourton on the HillSt LawrenceNew servery, disabled access and loo3000
StinchcombeSt CyrNew access for disabled, WC servery etc3000
UleySt GilesReordering to provide level access3000

June 2021








Grant £

DidbrookSt GeorgeTower repairs and bell rehanging (top up)3000
Stanley PontlargeSt MichaelRepairs to drainage7000
GloucesterSt Mary de LodeRepair and conserve stonework1500
SandhurstSt LawrenceRepairs to roofs, rwg, and rendering6500
Down AmpneyAll SaintsRepairs to masonry,  electrics, etc2500
BagendonSt MargaretRenewal of valley gutter5000
AwreSt AndrewRepairs to roof500
RedmarleySt BartholomewTower repairs  (top up)6500
DowdeswellSt MichaelRepairs to E window1500
WarmleySt BarnabasRenew boiler5000
CoberleySt GilesRepairs to render etc, of S aisle2000
Little BarringtonSt PeterConservation of table tombs4000
KingswoodSt MaryOrgan rebuild (top up)5000
New facilities
Bourton on the HillSt LawrenceNew servery, disabled access and loo10000
StinchcombeSt CyrNew access for disabled, WC servery etc10000


December 2020 Grants

Town/villageChurchProjectGrant £
HotwellsHope Community ChRepair gutters & masonry, hi-level access9000
RendcombSt PeterPartial reroofing in Terne coated steel4000
Sea MillsSt EdythReroof (Top-up application)3500
EvenlodeSt EdwardRepairs to tower stonework2500
MarshfieldSt Mary the VirginRepairs to roofs and stonework5000
CheltenhamHighbury CongregnlReroof community hall (part of church)8500
YateSt MaryReroofing10000
AbenhallSt MichaelStonework repairs (top up)1500
RedbrookSt SaviourUrgent repairs to nave E gable wall3000
CheltenhamChrist ChurchRepairs to roof500
DursleySt JamesConservation repairs to memorials4500
Bishops CleeveSt Michael & All AngelsReplace auto-winder of clock1000
BussageSt Michael & All AngelsInstall servery and WC4000
CirencesterSt MaryInstall two new statues in tower niches2000
BauntonSt Mary MagdaleneInstall servery and loo etc5000
UleySt GilesReordering to provide level access10000
Total grants  75000


June 2020 Grants

Town/villageChurchProjectGrant £
OddingtonSt NicholasRepairs to chancel roof2,000
WillerseySt PeterReroof tower6,500
WickSt BartholomewRepairs to nave roof1,500
Great RissingtonSt John the BaptistReroof nave and porch5,000
RedmarleySt BartholomewMajor repairs to tower (Phase 2)6,500
St BriavelsSt MaryRepairs to chancel and vestry window1,500
CheltenhamHoly TrinityReroof nave, install PV panels etc7,000
TodenhamSt Thomas a BecketReplace stolen copper roof to NE chapel3,000
GloucesterSt JamesQuinquennial repairs3,500
CliftonSt PaulReroof porches5,000
RodmartonSt PeterQuinquennial repairs4,000
AmberleyHoly TrinityRepairs and new handrails to ext steps3,000
LonghopeBaptistPlaster repairs and redecoration1,000
BenthamSt John (Greek Orthx)Restore bells3,000
StinchcombeSt CyrOverhaul organ4,000
Stoke OrchardSt JamesConservation of wall paintings7,500
CheltenhamAll SSRebuild organ  (consultant report)1,000
StandishSt NicholasConservation report for memorial1,000
AlderleySt KenelmRestore C17 clock dial1,000
BoxSt BarnabasRegild spire1,000
ColefordBaptistAccess improvements7,000
ChestertonSt LawrenceRepair drive and car park1,000


December 2019 Grants

Town/villageChurchProjectGrant £
StapletonHoly TrinityReroofing chancel and vestry  10,000
ArlinghamSt Mary the VirginStructural survey and opening up roof    3,000
LonghopeAll SaintsArchitects fees for major repairs    2,000
OlvestonSt MaryMajor repairs to tower  10,000
CheltenhamChrist ChurchRenewal of boilers and asbestos    4,000
GloucesterCathedralMasonry repairs to N choir ambulatory  10,000
AbenhallSt MichaelRepairs to masonry and roof    4,500
HighnamHoly InnocentsRepairs to roof and rwg    8,500
GloucesterChrist ChurchEmergency scaffolding and surveys    7,000
GloucesterSt OswaldUrgent repairs to rwg    3,500
OwlpenHoly CrossOverhaul organ    3,000
StinchcombeSt CyrRebuild table tomb    1,000
Stoke OrchardSt JamesEnvironmental survey of wall paintings    1,500
TwyningSt Mary MagdaleneAddition of oak canopy to ringer’s door    1,000
HawkesburySt MaryRepairs to tower and rehanging bells    3,000
Stow on the WoldOur Lady & St KenelmProvision of wc and parish office    3,500
Frampton on SevernSt MaryInstall audio visual equipment and screen    1,500
GloucesterSt GeorgeReplace windows and toilets in ch centre    4,500

June 2019 Grants

AshchurchSt NicholasRe-slate north side of nave roof£1000
DidbrookSt GeorgeRepairs to tower, rehang bells£7000
RangeworthyHoly TrinityRenew heating system£4000
StonehouseSt CyrRepairs to chancel internal walls£2000
Old SodburySt John the BaptistRe-roof aisles, also stonework repairs etc£7000
RudfordSt MaryStonework repairs to west wall£2000
Up HatherleySS Philip & JamesRepairs to roofs, rwg, stonework etc£9000
SlimbridgeSt John the EvangelistRepairs to clearstory windows£2000
MarshfieldSt MaryConservation of C18 tower clock£2500
ElkstoneSt JohnRe-hang bells£5000
DownendChrist ChurchRepairs to gable of church hall£1000
Temple GuitingSt MaryReordering west end of church (top up)£6000
MangotsfieldSt JamesMajor reordering for new WC etc£5000
FiltonSt Andrew MethodistMajor reordering of worship space£4000
Bishops CleeveSt Michael & All AngelsReordering Phase 2A: new storage etc£3500
LeckhamptonSS Philip & JamesDevelopment programme£10000

December 2018 Grants

RedmarleySt BartholomewUrgent stonework repairs to tower£10000
HawkesburySt MaryRepairs to tower£5000
BristolSS Philip & JacobRe-roofing aisles, porches and chancel£9000
BadgeworthHoly TrinityRepairs to roofs£750
PatchwaySt Chad CofE LEPRepairs esp to failing concrete£1000
Great RissingtonSt John the BaptistRe-roof nave and porchDefer
ForthamptonSt MaryStonework repairs£10000
ParkendSt PaulRepairs to N and S porch roofs£3000
Wyck RissingtonSt LaurenceOverhaul organ£750
KingswoodSt MaryOverhaul organ£6000
NewentSt MaryUpgrade facilities in porch£5000
TetburySt Mary & St MMCreate disabled access at W door£1500
FramilodeSt PeterUpgrading lighting and AV equipment£3000
CranhamSt James the GreatNew toilet building in churchyard£5000
Westbury ParkSt AlbanNew entrance and servery, lighting etc£2500
Down HatherleySt Mary & Corpus ChristiCreate WC, servery and improve font£5500
WoodchesterSt MaryRe-ordering W end – new toilets etc£7000

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