CARFAX TOWER TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARTIN CARFAX

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1047353

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1954

Statutory Address: CARFAX TOWER, CARFAX

Statutory Address: TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARTIN CARFAX, CARFAX

Map

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TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARTIN CARFAX
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Location

Statutory Address: CARFAX TOWER, CARFAX

Statutory Address: TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARTIN CARFAX, CARFAX

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 51306 06178

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CARFAX 1. 1485 Tower of the Church of St Martin Carfax (Carfax Tower) SP 5106 SW 8/295 12.1.54. II 2. Church rebuilt in 1820-22 by John Ploman, except for west tower, and demolished 1896, again leaving the tower which is, probably C14 in origin; (probably with Saxon work also); it was restored in 1896 by Sir T G Jackson who added the buttresses and turret. The tower has a fine clock with animated figures striking the hours. (RCHM 33). Forms the Western terminal of the High Street.

Listing NGR: SP5130606178

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 245370

Legacy System: LBS

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