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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: 1048297



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Hinksey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jun-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 249798

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SP50SW 7/121 09/02/66

SOUTH HINKSEY ST. LAWRENCE ROAD (West side) Church of St. Lawrence

(Formerly listed as: St. Lawrence's Church, St Lawrence's Road)


Church. Early/mid C13: late C15 tower: chancel rebuilt in late C18. Uncoursed limestone rubble, coursed to chancel: tower of dressed limestone. Stone-coped gabled stone slate roof. Chancel, nave and west tower. One-bay late C18 chancel has round-arched leaded windows with raised key- and impost-blocks. 3-bay south wall of nave has C13 pointed lancets (one with scratch dial) and paired lancet with late C19 head and mullion: north wall of nave has early C14 two-light ogee-headed window, late C19 timber and glazed porch and C17 chamfered round-arched doorway. Tower: revealed 2-light cinquefoil-headed window above plain chamfered 4-centred doorway to ancient studded door, cemented at base: 2-light round-arched belfry windows: stair-turret with slit light to north side. Interior: C13 chamfered 2-centred chancel arch. Medieval rood stairs in south-east corner of nave: squint from former rood-loft to altar above chancel arch. 3 arches over double piscina with quatrefoil basins. C13 tub font. Hollow-chamfered archway with moulded imposts to tower. Rood screen built in 1932, pulpit in 1936 and nave roof in 1959. Plain mid C19 and C20 wall tablets in chancel: floor tablet to Jane Willis, d.1723, in nave floor. (Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.222; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.409).

Listing NGR: SP5097303969

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 409
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 222

National Grid Reference: SP 50973 03969


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