Great Badminton Church

Grant – The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

Scaffolding Tower at Great Badminton Church The Great Badminton Church Restoration is pleased and honoured to announce that we have received a third grant from The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) to help us towards meeting our targets to complete the second phase of the restoration project – the external stonework. The unexpected structural problem with the church’s tower was successfully completed in …

Work On The Tower Complete

The Completed South-East Pinnacle After a frantic few months, the south-east pinnacle on the tower of St. Michael and All Angels, Great Badminton has been made safe and been rebuilt. In November 2017, the pinnacle was found to be dangerously leaning. A structural engineer confirmed our fears. The next month and a half was spent gathering together quotations for the …

Donation – The Badminton Ride

The Badminton Ride has very generously donated the proceeds of the 2017 Badminton Ride to The Great Badminton Church Restoration Fund, which we were delighted to receive. The Badminton Ride took place on Sunday, 24th September 2017 in Badminton Park and the surrounding Estate. It attracted some 900 riders, both old and young, who had a wonderful day experiencing the …

Grant – The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

The Great Badminton Church Restoration is pleased and honoured to announce that we have received a second grant from The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) to help us towards meeting our targets to complete the second phase of the restoration project – the external stonework. Our original plan was to start with the worst of the stonework at the apse …

Damage to the Stringcourse on the South Facade

Faculty for Great Badminton’s Phase 2 Received

Damage to the Stringcourse on the South Facade The Great Badminton Church Restoration Fund is most grateful to the Diocese of Gloucester’s Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC) for putting forward our plans for Phase 2 of the Great Badminton Restoration project. Phase 2 of the restoration project is entirely concerned with the external stonework of the church. Significant work is needed, …

A Chandelier About To Be Lowered

Phase 1 To Rewire the Church is Complete

A Chandelier About To Be Lowered The electrical works to rewire the church at Great Badminton, which was the aim of Phase 1 of the Restoration project, were completed on Ash Wednesday (1st March) 2017. Although the bulk of the disruptive works were completed in November, there have been plenty of smaller tasks, many of them in areas of the church …