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Heritage Lottery Fund     

Gloucester City Council

The Gloucestershire Community Foundation Ecclesiastical 125 Fund

Gloucestershire County Council

The Council for British Archaeology Challenge Fund supported by English Heritage

The Langtree Trust

Discover DeCrypt Friends Scheme - click here for more information

Diocese of Gloucester

Sylvanus Lysons Charity

Gloucester Heritage Forum

The Mercers’ Company

Allchurches Trust

Garfield Weston

National Churches Trust

Barnwood Trust

Gloucester Civic Trust

Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

The many people who have given and are still giving their time and expertise as volunteers


Chair of Trustees

The Revd. Canon Nikki Arthy

Rector of Hempsted with St Mary de Lode and St Mary de Crypt, Gloucester and City Canon, Gloucester Cathedral

Ernest Bratt

Richard Browning


Peter Gould

Alan Lomax

The Revd. Canon Dr Sandra Millar

Head of Projects and Development for the Archbishops’ Council, Church of England


Advisory Panel

Alex Bailey, Gloucester Civic Trust

Nick Dyer, Headteacher, The Crypt School

Paul James, Old Cryptians’ Club and Leader of

Gloucester City Council

Charlotte Bowles-Lewis, Principal Conservation and Design Officer, Gloucester City Council

The Venerable Jackie Searle, Archdeacon of Gloucester

Natalie Fenner, Churches Officer and DAC Secretary,

Diocese of Gloucester

Architect and Lead Consultant


Niall Phillips, Partner

Jonah Jay, Architect

Hettie Dix,

Assistant Heritage Consultant

Quantity Surveyor

Mildred Howells & Co

Alec Painter, Partner

Structural Engineer

Mann Williams

Jeff Stott, Director

Stephen Swinbank, Associate

Mechanical and Electrical Engineer

Martin Thomas Associates Ltd

Anne Thomas, Director

Light Perceptions

Bruce Kirk, Director

Interpretation Design Consultant

Exhibition Plus

Mark Magidson, Director

Taissa Csaky, Interpretation Planner and Writer

Activity Plan Consultants

A Meredith Associates

Andrew Meredith, Principal

Saul Penfold, Heritage Learning,

Interpretation and Access Consultant

Design Team

The Earl of Wemyss and March

Dame Janet Trotter, DBE, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire

Richard Graham, Gloucester MP

The Revd Peter Privett International Director of Godly Play


Gloucester Civic Trust

Gloucester City Council’s Southgate Street Townscape Heritage Initiative


Our Supporters

Daily City Tours

St Mary de Crypt is part of the

Parish of Hempsted with St Mary de Lode and St Mary de Crypt, Gloucester