Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1052756

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse (District Authority)

Parish: West Challow

National Grid Reference: SU 36666 88328


WEST CHALLOW SU38NE 2/178 Church of St. Laurence 24/11/66


Church. Late C12; late C13 chancel; restored in mid C19. Roughcast over limestone walling; limestone ashlar dressings; stone slate roof; C20 lateral brick stack on limestone ashlar base. Nave and chancel. Late C13 two-light east window, angle buttresses. Side walls of chancel have C15 two-light square-headed windows. South side of nave has mid C19 Plate-tracery 2-light windows flanking early C16 four-centred moulded and blocked doorway. North side of nave has mid C19 two-light C15 style window and late C12 round-headed doorway with waterleaf capitals to single order of shafts. C15 gabled porch has cusped and decorative bargeboard; timber structure and screens to sides over low limestone rubble wall restored in mid C19. West gable has angle buttresses, late C13 trefoil-headed lancet and late C13 double bellcote. Gabled roof. Interior: Chancel has 2 corbels for statues, piscina restored in mid C19, wall tablet to Elizabeth Hobbs, d.1757, and John Hobbs, d.1730. C15 chancel screen with one-light divisions. Nave has early C17 panelled pulpit and C13 tub-shaped font. C18 tie-beam roof. Stained glass: Mid/late C19, except fragments of C15 glass at top of east window. (Buildings of England: Berkshire, pp.262-3).

Listing NGR: SU3666688328


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 251277

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 262 263

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