The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury

with some Account of the Priory Church of Deerhurst

By H.J.L.J Masse

Transcriptions by Rosemary Lockie, © Copyright 2013

Index and Plans.

INDEX TO TEWKESBURY ABBEY

Abbeychurch purchased by the town15.
Abbots, list of101.
Aisles of Nave47-51.
Altar74.
Ambulatory51.
Arcading, Early English57.
Arms of the Abbey101.
Aula regia, Deerhurst4.
 
Battle of Tewkesbury14.
Bell-tower, detached16, 33.
Bosses of vault of nave42, 43.
of St. Edmund's Chapel
60.
 
Chantries83.
Chapels and Chantries: 
Fitz-Hamon
88.
Lady (Early English)
30, 57, 58.
Norman
69.
St. Edmund
60, 95.
St. Eustatius
13, 29, 30.
St. Faith
63.
St. James
55.
St. John Baptist (?)
64.
St. Margaret
58.
Trinity
91.
Warwick
83.
Chapter House34.
Choir, interior71.
Clare, Gilbert de (I)9, 80.
Gilbert de (II and III)
10, 79, 80.
Clarence vault62.
Cloister34.
Consecration of the Abbey7.
Cotes, Abbot96, 102.
Craik (Mrs.), monument of67.
Cranbourn and Tewkesbury5, 6.
Despenser monument90.
Despensers, The10.
their graves
81.
Dimensions129.
Dissolution, the14.
Doorway from cloister49.
 
Edward, Prince of Wales, grave of,78.
Eustatius, St., chapel of13, 29, 30.
 
Fitz-Hamon, Robert6, 7.
Font20, 43.
Foundation of the Abbey4, 6.
 
Gateway, Abbey24.
Giraldus, Abbot6, 7, 101.
 
Hugh, Earl (of Mercia)5.
 
Lady Chapel, supposed30, 57.
Eastern
37, 63.
Lectern44.
 
Masons' marks41.
Monastic buildings24.
Morris, William21.
 
Nave, interior39.
Odda4.
Organs97-100.
 
Parapet of apse36.
Plate, silver100.
Porch, north30.
Pulpit44.
 
Registers100.

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TEWKESBURY ABBEY

Restoration20-22.
Robert I, Abbot7.
Robert, first Earl of Gloucester8.
Roof of nave42.
 
Screen, choir45.
Sedilia75.
 
Tiles, encaustic76, 101.
Tomb in north aisle of nave48.
of Sir Guy de Brien
59, 93.
Duke of Clarence
62.
Abbot Cheltenham
65, 95.
Abbot Alan
67, 97.
Tower18, 30.
Interior
53.
Transept, north51.
Transept, south68.
Triforium41.
 
Vault of Nave42.
of Choir
73.
Vestry36, 65.
 
Wakeman, Abbot95, 102.
Cenotaph, so called
95.
Warwick, Duke of, his grave79.
Countess of
11.
West front32.
window
17, 33, 46.
Windows, north aisle47.
south aisle
49.
Choir
76.

INDEX TO DEERHURST PRIORY

Aisle, north112.
south
111.
 
Brasses113.
 
Choir115.
 
Denis, St., Abbey granted to106.
Dissolution107.
 
Eton, Priory granted to107.
Exterior108.
 
Font114.
Interior108.
 
Monastic buildings121.
 
Nave108.
 
Plan, original117.
 
Saxon chapel123, 126.
 
Tower, central116.
western
108, 119.

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Plan of Deerhurst Priory Church and its Domestic Buildings
  a  Remains of staircase.c c  Choir arch (removed).
b b  Doors into cloister.d d  Walls or arches (removed).
e e  Arches pierced in original walls.

THE PRIORY CHURCH AND ITS DOMESTIC BUILDINGS AS NOW EXISTING.

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A. Warwick Chantry
B. Founder.
C. Sir Hugh le Despenser.
D. Sir Guy de Brien.
L. Wakeman Cenotaph.
F. Clarence Vault.
G. Abbot (unknown).
H. John Cotes, abbot.
I. Cheltenham, abbot.
J. Chapel (unnamed).

K. Trinity Chapel.
L. Tomb (unknown).
M. Abbot Alan.
N. Tomb (unknown).
O. Duke of Somerset.
P. Lord Wenlock.
Q. Pulpit.
R. Lectern.
S. Font.
T. Stoup.

Plan of Tewkesbury Abbey (Top Section)

Tombs of Choir -
1. Maud.
2. Gilbert de Clare III.
3. Gilbert de Clare II.
4. Gilbert de Clare I.
5. Richard de Clare.
6. Richard le Despenser.
7. Thomas le Despenser.
8. Countess of Warwick.
9. Duke of Warwick.

Plan of Tewkesbury Abbey (Bottom Section)

PLAN OF THE ABBEY CHURCH OF ST MARY, TEWKESBURY.

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DIMENSIONS OF TEWKESBURY ABBEY.

 Ft.In.
Total Length (exterior) 3310
Total Length (interior) 3111
Breadth of West End (exterior) 800
NAVE :
Length
 1700
Breadth
 710
Height of Vaulting
 586
Height of Piers
 308
Diameter of Piers
 63
Total Length of Transepts North to South 1224
CHOIR AND PRESBYTERY :
Total Length
 1032
Breadth
 330
TOWER :
Height to top of Pinnacles 1483
WEST WINDOW :
Extreme Height
 650
Breadth
 340
Area25,110 square feet

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Westminster. Wall Arcade and Frescoes in the Chapter-House.
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WESTMINSTER. WALL ARCADE AND FRESCOES IN THE CHAPTER-HOUSE.

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