Church of St Mary, Buckland - Vale of White Horse

Cruciform plan with central tower. Early C12 nave, Early English (c.1240) transepts, tower and chancel; church rebuilt with late C18 windows. Coursed limestone rubble, limestone ashlar walling; stone slate roofs, except to nave and chancel; limestone ashlar stack. The limestone stone slate roofs to the north and south transepts are in urgent need of repair as water ingress has caused internal ceiling finishes becoming detached in areas. A grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund Grants for Places of Worship was accepted. Works have commenced on site and are due to end late autumn 2018.

Church of St Mary, Buckland - Vale of White Horse
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Mary
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1181905
  • Local Planning Authority: Vale of White Horse
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Mary
  • County: Oxfordshire
  • District / Borough: Vale of White Horse
  • Parish: Buckland
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Wantage
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA