CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (ROMAN CATHOLIC)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1046906
Date first listed:
08-Jul-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (ROMAN CATHOLIC), SOUTH BAR STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (ROMAN CATHOLIC), SOUTH BAR STREET

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Cherwell (District Authority)
Parish:
Banbury
National Grid Reference:
SP 45367 40157

Details

BANBURY SOUTH BAR STREET SP4540SW (East side) 9/183 Church of St. John the 08/07/75 Evangelist (R.C.) (Formerly listed as Church of St. John the Evangelist (Roman Catholic and adjoining Presbytery to south) GV II

Church. 1838 by Hickman and Derick of Oxford. Chancel and painted decoration attributed to Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (Prof. Pheobe Stanton). Gothic-revival style. Limestone ashlar, ironstone plinth, lead roof. Chancel, nave, west tower. Embattled chancel has east window of 3 lights with traceried pointed arched head which is flanked by 2 similar 2-light windows. Hipped roof. Nave: 5 bays divided by buttresses. Five 2-light pointed arched windows with traceried heads and hood moulds. West tower: 4 stages. West doorway has wooden door, moulded and chamfered jambs and spandrels with quatrefoil decoration. Niche above door has traceried canopy and figure with eagle on pedestal. Clock at third stage. Bell stage above has 2-light louvred windows with hood moulds. West end of nave has flanking niches with traceried heads and figures standing on pilasters. Interior: chancel has painted vaulted roof supported on 4 slender columns. Painted aumbry. Vaulted nave roof. Slender columns with foliated capitals. Balcony. Stone relief below the altar of the Crucifixion c.1400 from the old parish church. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.437; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.107).

Listing NGR: SP4536740157

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
244483
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 437
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1972), 107

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: 10 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15275/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alistair F Nisbet. Source Historic England Archive
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