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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1046559



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wendlebury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 243379

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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

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SP 55852 19702


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