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South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 51966 90506


DIDCOT LYDALLS ROAD SU5190 (North side) 11/5 14/06/63 Church of All Saints


Church. C12, chancel rebuilt and south aisle added c.1340, C15 alterations, C19 north aisle, vestry, south porch and steeple. Limestone uncoursed rubble with stone dressings; lead roof to nave and south aisle; slate roof to north aisle; old plain-tile roof to chancel; shingle hanging and roof to tower. Aisled 3-by nave, chancel and west tower. C19 open timber-framed porch on stone base, with gabled old plain-tile roof to south aisle centre. Double plank door to 2-centre arched doorway. 3-light window of reticulated tracery with segmental head to right. Paired lancet to left with couchettes to segmental head. 3-light window of reticulated tracery with segmental head to right return of south aisle. Trefoil-topped doorway with 2-centre arched hood with foliate ends to centre of chancel. 2-light plate tracery window to left. 2-light windows of reticulated tracery to right and rear of chancel, 3-light window of reticulated tracery to east end. 3-light window of rectilinear tracery to west end. C19 reticulated tracery windows to north aisle. Broach spire to tower to left which rises from south aisle roof. Reset headstones to wails. Interior: C19 and C20 roofs. C19 fittings to chancel including stone reredos, altar rail, and choir stalls. 2-centred chancel arch with hood-mould. C15 south arcade of 2-centred arches on cluster and octagonal columns. C19 north arcade of 2-centred arches on cluster columns. Tudor-arched doorway to left of chancel arch, to stairs to rood loft. Paired trefoiled lancet opening above head of stairs. Romanesque round stone font on octagonal stepped base. Purbeck marble effigy of mitred abbot with remains of trefoil canopy to head and animal to feet, of c.1290 to south aisle. (V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.3, 1923, p.473-475; Buildings of England: Berkshire, 1975, p.127-8).

Listing NGR: SU5196690506


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Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 473-475
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 127-8


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: 17 Jul 2000
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