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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: 1048169



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Hendred

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250098

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EAST HENDRED CHURCH STREET SU4588 (North side) 19/60 Church of St. Augustine of 24/11/66 Canterbury (Formerly listed as Church of St. Augustine)


Church. C12 origins; C14 north aisle, north transept, and chancel; C15 tower, south chapel and outer south aisle of 2 bays; restoration and re-modelling c.1860 by H. Woodyer including removal of south porch, south aisle extended and clerestory remodelled. Stone ashlar to tower; uncoursed stone rubble plinth to south aisle; render, probably on stone rubble to left; coursed stone rubble to right; flint and stone in random chequer to south chapel; lead roof to aisles; C20 plain-tile roof to nave; stone slate roof to chancel; roof of tower not visible. 3-bay chancel with side chapels, 4-bay aisled nave, and west tower. C19 plank door to left of south aisle with mid C19 surround. C19 geometrical tracery windows to south aisle. Two 3-light flat-headed Perpendicular tracery windows to south chapel, and to east end of chapel. C19 trefoils to clerestory. C19 geometrical tracery windows to east end of chancel and vestry. North side: C15 two-light reticulated tracery windows to north aisle. C15 three-light reticulated tracery window to north transept. C19 trefoils to clerestory. C19 fenestration to vestry. West tower of 3 stages: double plank doors to 4-centre arched doorway with plain spandrels and hood mould to west face of tower. 4-light rectilinear tracery window with hood-mould above. 2-light reticulated tracery louvred opening to each face of upper stage of tower. Open quatrefoil balustrade to top of tower, with corner finials. Interior: braced collar-truss roof to chancel, part panelled. C19 reredos, piscina and sedilia. South chapel: 2-bay Perpendicular roof. Some medieval glass fragments, including armorial bearings, to windows. Chancel screen of c.1860. C15 wood screen to south chapel. Octagonal wood pulpit and sounding board of c.1660 to left of chancel screen. C19 recut nave arcades of four 2-centred arches on columns. 2 centred arch to tower. (Buildings of England: Berkshire: 1975, p133; VCH: Berkshire: Vol 4, 1924, p.300-301)

Listing NGR: SU4593188614

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 300-1
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 133

National Grid Reference: SU 45931 88614


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