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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: 1052435



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Oct-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 252091

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ASTON BAMPTON AND SHIFFORD STANDLAKE ROAD SP30SW (North side) Aston 9/20 church of St. James


Church. 1839, by Thomas Greenshields; sanctuary added 1862 by J. Clarke; further alterations of 1885-9 by H. Drinkwater. Squared and coursed limestone with ashlar quoins and dressings; gabled concrete tile roof. Cruciform plan with west tower. Lancet style. 3-light Geometrical-style east window. One-bay chancel, 2-bay transepts and 4-bay nave have lancet windows with blocks to hood-mould stops. Gabled ends of transepts each have blind round window above ribbed door set in similar pointed doorways. West tower has similar ground-floor lancets, and hood moulds over similar west door and louvred first-stage lancets; broached and ribbed ashlar spire has gablets over trefoiled and louvred lights. Interior: double-chamfered sanctuary and transept arches; similar west doorway. Mid C19 benches, stalls, lectern and Geometrical-style pulpit. Octagonal Geometrical-style font in south transept. Lancet-style panelling in south porch. Queen-strut trusses have pointed-arched braces. Stained glass: C20 memorial glass. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.426).

Listing NGR: SP3422303062

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 426

National Grid Reference: SP 34223 03062


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