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Statutory Address:

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Vale of White Horse (District Authority)
Little Coxwell
National Grid Reference:
SU 28190 93534


1. LITTLE COXWELL SU 29 SE 2/8 21.11.66 Church of St Mary


2. Transitional with Early English and Perpendicular alterations and an extensive late C19 restoration. Rubble stone and roughcast with stone dressings, gabled stone tiled roof and dressed stone copings. 2 bay nave, 2 bay chancel, double bellcote between nave and chancel, S porch and N vestry. S side of nave has a pointed headed window of 2 cusped lights and a Perpendicular 3 cusped light window under a flat head with carved label heads - one with a sugar bag hat. Nave N side has a C19 2 cusped light window. The gabled bellcote is C13 with 2 pointed openings and a quatrefoil above with a sundial on its S face. S side of chancel has a Perp. window of 2 tiers of 4 cusped lights with a transom between under a flat head with shield labels, a plainly moulded Transitional priest's door and one 2 cusped light C19 window. C19 Decorated style 3 light window to the E and a similar C19 W window with a quatrefoil in a roundel above. Perp. S porch with a gabled stone tiled roof and a four-centred arch with dripstone and label heads enclosing a studded plank and batten C19 door. Transitional S doorway with slim colonettes, plain moulded capitals and an arch of two orders, the inner a plain roll moulding, the outer of billet. 2 celled aiseless interior with a C19 W gallery fronted by reused sections of a c14 screen and an open rafter roof with tie beams and cusped braces. Transitional ogee-headed chancel arch on plain stopped and chamfered jambs and on the chancel S wall a trefoil-headed piscina. On either side of the E window are 2 cusped headed niches - one presumably a blocked Early English window. Good 1896 stained glass E window depicting the crucifixion by Heaton, Butler and Bayne. Fine brass 'spider' chandelier dated 1729, wrought iron hour-glass stand by pulpit and Royal Arms above chancel arch.

Listing NGR: SU2819093534


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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: 15 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03278/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Hilary Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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