AboutSt. Mary de Lode is the city's oldest Parish Church being built in the 12th Century. It was built over a Saxon Church and a Roman Building.
The Roman Mosaic tiled floor can still be seen in the church today.
There are two stained glass windows in St. Mary de Lode:
1. Captain Robert Nairac who was a Grenadier Guardsmen who was killed in Ulster aged 29 years.
2. Ivor Gurney, a Gloucester poet and composer.
There is a tea/coffee shop which is open 10am- 1pm May- September.
- In town/city centre
- No Smoking Attraction
- All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
- Ramp/Level Access
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
Parking & Transport
- Parking (charge)
- Open all year
- Tea / Coffee Shop
Tours and Demonstrations
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
- Guided Tours Available for Individuals
Map & Directions
From the North: Get off the M5 at Junction 11, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A40 (signposted Gloucester/Cirencester). At Elmbridge Court roundabout take the 4th exit (signposted Ross). At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A38 and then at the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A417 (St. Oswald’s Road). At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A417. Keep left around Westgate Island and take the first left into Westgate Street. Take the next left turning into Archdeacon Street and then the next right into St. Mary’s Square. From the South: Get off the M5 at junction 12, at the roundabout take the first exit onto the B4008. At the Cross Keys roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A38. At the next roundabout continue forward. At the traffic lights continue forward (stay in the left hand lane, signposted Ross) onto the A430, Secunda Way. Continue forward on this by pass until you come to a roundabout, stay in the left hand lane and take the 2nd exit (on to Hempstead Lane). Follow the road until you arrive at a T Junction. At the T Junction turn right. Keep in the right hand lane and take the exit at the roundabout. Immediately take the exit left into Westgate Street. Take the next left turning into Archdeacon Street and then the next right into St. Mary’s Square.
Public Transport Directions
Short stroll from Gloucester Bus and Train Station. Cross Bruton Way, through the Bus Station to Station Road. Continue Forward into Clarence Street, at the end turn right into Eastgate Street. At the pedestrianised crossroad continue straight into Westgate Street. Continue past the Cathedral and out of the pedestrainised area. Take the first right into Archdeacon Street, followed by the next right into Mary's Square.
|Saturdays (1 May 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)|
* Do come along and join us for a Sung Eucharist on a Sunday morning at 9.15am – all are welcome. St Mary de Lode is open on Saturday mornings from May to September from 10.00am -11.30am.
At any other time please contact Richard Lane (Church Warden) on 01452 521670 for access.