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CHURCH OF ST MARY

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1053441

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swinbrook and Widford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 253687

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SWINBROOK AND WIDFORD SWINBROOK SP2712 13/128 Church of St. Mary 12/09/55 GV II*

Church. C11 origins; C12 north aisle; probably C13 south aisle; tower c.1822; C20 vestry and restoration. Uncoursed stone rubble; stone slate roofs, roof to tower not visible. 2-bay chancel, 3-bay aisled nave and west tower. South side: stone porch to left of aisle with 2-centre archway on corbels, and 2-centre inner doorway having C20 plank door. Paired cusped lancets to centre of aisle. 2-light stone mullion window with hood mould to right of aisle. Blocked doorway to right of centre. Paired cusped lancets to right return of aisle. Single-light window to left of chancel. Blocked 3-light stone mullion window with cusped lights and hood mould to right of chancel. 4 cusped windows to clerestory. 5-light Rectilinear-tracery window to east end of chancel. North side: C20 vestry with hood moulds to left of centre of aisle, and to right; that to right has ogee-headed lights. 3-light stone mullion window with ogee-headed lights to left of aisle. 4 cusped windows to clerestory. West end: blocked 2-centre-arched doorway to centre. 2-light Reticulated-tracery window above. Tower carried on projecting buttresses. 4-centre-arched openings to each face of tower. Battlemented parapet. Interior: arch-braced collar truss roof to chancel. Fettiplace monuments to chancel, those to left of c.1613 and 1686 each of 3 reclining figures on shelves with ornate round-arched surrounds, that to right of 1743 by James Annis is a marble bust against drapery and cherubs with broken-pediment surround. C15 choir stalls with misericords. 2-centre chancel arch on Romanesque columns. Nave: C20 braced collar-truss roof. Nave arcades of three 2-centre arches on Romanesque piers. C17 wood pulpit on C20 stone stepped base. Fragments of medieval glass to south aisle window. C15 stone font. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1979, pp799-801)

Listing NGR: SP2798712147

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 799-801

National Grid Reference: SP 27987 12147

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