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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: 1059502



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Woodcote

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Aug-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 247468

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SU68SW WOODCOTE SOUTH STOKE ROAD (North side) 5/251 Church of St Leonard


Church. C12 foundations; rebuilt 1846 by H J Underwood. Flint with stone dressings; plain tile roof. 3-bay nave and chancel with apse end. Romanesque Revival style. Gabled porch to left of centre with glazed C20 double outer doors; C19 inner door with wrought iron hinges. Round-arched main doorway with 2 orders of columns. Plank door to chancel with wrought iron hinges and round arched head, with single order of columns. Round-headed lancets to all openings. Bellcote to left hand gable end. Interior: Romanesque style font with round column base and square top with carved roundels to each side. Romanesque style pulpit with round column base and hexagonal top with each face having a blind round headed arch supported on columns. Pulpit approached by spiral stone steps with wrought iron balustrade. Encaustic tiles to floor of chancel and glazed embossed tiles form dado to chancel. Romanesque style wooden altar rail. Organ gallery to west end with Romanesque style balustrade. C19 stained glass window to chancel by Powell and Sons. Verses from Bible painted over nave windows. Hammer beam roof trusses. A good example of the Romanesque Revival style. (Building of England: Oxfordshire, p.852).

Listing NGR: SU6437582155

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 852

National Grid Reference: SU 64375 82155


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