CHURCH OF ST GILES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1046559
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GILES, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GILES, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Cherwell (District Authority)
Parish:
Wendlebury
National Grid Reference:
SP 55852 19702

Details

WENDLEBURY CHURCH LANE SP5lNE (North side) 3/138 Church of St. Giles 07/12/66 - II Church. C13, largely rebuilt 1762; altered and restored 1902 by J.O. Scott. Coursed squared limestone rubble and random rubble with ashlar dressings; plain-tile roof. Nave, chancel, north transept and south-west porch. C18 chancel has shallow clasping buttresses rising from a plinth; east and south windows have Y-tracery. Nave has 2 similar windows to south and a larger window of 1902 in place of the former south transept. Most windows have medieval moulded jambs with later heads and tracery. C20 porch shelters a C15 doorway with carved spandrels. North wall has 3 arched blind windows. West wall has a blocked archway formerly leading to a tower. North transept, in random rubble, has pairs of angle buttresses and a 2-light late Cl3 east window with plate tracery; it is mostly C13 but has 3 late medieval single-light windows in its gable wall. Interior: roofs of 1902; C13 arched tomb recess in transept; C18 communion rail with turned balusters; C17 ledgers and C18 wall tablets; medieval font. (V.C.H,: 0xfordshire, Vol.VI, pp.344-5; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.832).

Listing NGR: SP5585219702

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
243379
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 832
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1959), 344-5

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: 24 Jan 2005
Reference: IOE01/12894/10
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