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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: 1048189



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ardington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250047

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ARDINGTON CHURCH STREET SU4388 (South side) 17/7 Church of The Holy Trinity 24/11/66


Church. C12 nave; C13 chancel, side chapels, and north tower; C14 north porch; C19 restoration of 2 stages: tower refaced and spire added by Joseph Clarke c.1856; nave lengthened, south aisle and north chapel rebuilt, and chancel decorated by Somers Clarke c.1887. Roughcast to nave and chancel, probably on coursed squared stone; coursed squared stone to north chapel and tower; stone slate roof. 4-bay nave with south aisle chancel with side chapels, and north tower plan. North side: gabled porch to left of nave with plank double outer doors to 2-centre archway. Romanesque doorway with studded plank door to church. Romanesque lancet to centre of nave. Y-tracery window to right of nave. C19 lancets and 2-centre arched doorway with plank door to north chapel. 2-light stone mullion window with hood mould to chancel. West window; 4-light intersecting tracery. East window: 3-light rectilinear tracery. South side: C19 paired lancets, except C19 four-light stone mullion and transom window to right of aisle and possibly reset Y-tracery window to right of centre of aisle. Tower: 2-light reticulated tracery window to north face of tower; broach spire. Interior: C19 arch-braced collar truss roof to chancel with 2 rows of windbraces. C19 wood reredos with triptych. Walls and roof of chancel have C19 stencil decoration. C19 choir stalls and organ case. 2-centred chancel arch of 3 orders on columns. C19 screen to chancel with wrought-iron gates. Nave: 8-bay arch-braced collar-truss roof. C17 hexagonal wood pulpit to left of chancel arch. South aisle arcade of four 2-centre arches. Basket-arch to south aisle chapel on corbels, that to right having green-man carving. Monument in nave of kneelinq female figure in marble by E.H. Baily. (Buildings of England: Berkshire: 1975, pp66-7; VCH: Berkshire: Vol 4, 1924, pp270-1)

Listing NGR: SU4315688319

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 270-1
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 66-7

National Grid Reference: SU 43156 88319


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