Church of St Thomas the Martyr


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Church of St Thomas the Martyr, St Thomas Street


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Statutory Address:
Church of St Thomas the Martyr, St Thomas Street

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Oxford (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 50599 06155


SP 5006 SE 7/123

ST THOMAS' STREET (west end) Church of St Thomas the Martyr 12.1.54.

II Parish church (RCHM 39). Chancel late C12 in origin. In C15-C16 nave was mainly rebuilt and extended to west, with west tower (restored 1936) and north chapel added. South porch 1621. South wall of nave rebuilt, chancel arch removed and walls raised, 1826 by Evans, 'surveyed' by W. Fisher. North chapel removed and north aisle with its arcade built, and chancel arch rebuilt, 1846 by J.P Harrison, architect. Vestry 1898, by C.B Hutchinson, architect.

Fittings include glass by O'Connor (1866) and work by Butterfield and Street. Important for connections with the early history of the Oxford Movement through the Vicar from 1842-92 Canon Chamberlain.

Listing NGR: SP5059906155


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

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Date: 26 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15291/10
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