CHURCH OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1046238

Date first listed: 08-Dec-1955

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN, CHURCH LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN, CHURCH LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell (District Authority)

Parish: Barford St. John and St. Michael

National Grid Reference: SP 43893 33201

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History

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Details

SP43SW BARFORD ST.JOHN & ST.MICHAEL CHURCH LANE (North side) Barford St.John 4/23 Church of St. John 08/12/55

GV II*

Church. C12, C13 and C15. Restoration 1860's by G.E. Street. Regular coursed ironstone rubble. Stonesfield slate roof. Nave, chancel and south porch. Chancel: 3-light Perpendicular east window. Single lancet to north. Traceried window with square head, pointed arched doorway with plank door and 2-light lancet with limestone hood moulds to south. Nave: Two 2-light Perpendicular windows with square hood moulds and small 4-centred arched doorway to north. To south two 2-light Decorated windows with some renewed stonework. South doorway: Romanesque with zig zag decoration and jamb shafts with volute capitals, plank door. South porch: By Street, noted as an eccentric addition (Pevsner), octagonal tower with pyramidal roof and foliated circles to bell opening. Interior: Early English chancel and chancel arch. Fittings: Romanesque font, tub shaped on a Perpendicular base. Monument to James Belcher 1722 on north wall of chancel, decorated with cherubs. Date 1662 carved on highest stage of tower. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974 p.445; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol IX, p.37).

Listing NGR: SP4389333201

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 244125

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Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 445
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1969), 37

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