CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1046439
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Cherwell (District Authority)
Parish:
Cottisford
National Grid Reference:
SP 58729 31063

Details

COTTISFORO MAIN STREET SP5831 (North side) 15/5 Church of St. Mary 07/12/66

GV II*

Church. C13 with C14 and later alterations. 1861 restoration by Charles Buckeridqe including insertion of tracery in the square headed windows. Coursed limestone rubble and squared coursed limestone. Steeply pitched old-tile roof. Stone coped gables. Chancel, nave and south porch. 4-window range. Chancel has a 3-light intersecting windowon east. Priest's entrance on south has a pointed arched doorway and plank door. Entrance is flanked by C19 lancets. Nave has a 2-light C15 window to right of porch and a restored Pernendicular window to left of porch. Hood moulds and label stops. West gable has a single-light cusped lancet with hood mould and label stop and a louvred lancet to bell-cote above. Gabled stone south porch has an old-tile roof and stone coped gables with cross. Pointed arched entrance with chamfered jambs. South door has 2 orders of moulding and a pointed arched hood mould with headstops. 3 mass dials to left wall of porch. Interior C19 roofs. Chancel has an arched tomb recess and C19 piscina. C19 pews and font. ?C17 pulpit. Brass eagle lectern. C19 reading desk. C18 organ, Stone wall memorials to James Edward Rousby d.1848 and Edward Rousby d.1875 of Cottisford House. Marble wall memorial with urn and cartouche to Richard Eyre d.l76l and Martha Eyre d.1772. Royal arns of George III over chancel arch. Brass of c.1500 to John Samewell and his wife and thirteen children, Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, p558; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, ppl14-5).

Listing NGR: SP5872931063

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
243597
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 558
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1959), 114-115

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 May 2001
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