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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: 1059582



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Crowmarsh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1959

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 247245

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CROWMARSH THE STREET SU68NW (North side) Crowmarsh Gifford 2/27 Church of St. Mary Magdalene 09/02/59


Church. C12; north transept added c.1200. Roughcast, probably on stone rubble, with stone dressings; plain tile roof; wooden bell tower with plain tile pyramidal roof to ridge left. Nave, chancel and north transept plan. Central blocked Romanesque round arched doorway with columns with waterleaf capital to right, uncarved capital to left. Romanesque lancet to left with hood mould with foliate ends. Romanesque lancets to left and right of centre with incised arches to the stone surrounds. 3-light Perpendicular window to right with hood mould with end stops. 3 Romanesque lancets to chancel with incised arches to stone surrounds. Left return: Central double, studded, round-headed door in arch of three orders. the inner plain, the central roll-moulded, the outer with scallop decoration. Carved capitals to columns. Star-in-square decoration to imposts and hood. Romanesque lancet above. Round window to left and right. Right return: Romanesque lancet to centre with recess below formed from Romanesque sculptured fragments. Rear: 3 Romanesque lancets to nave; blocked Romanesque doorway; quatrefoil window to transept; single trefoil lancets to returns of transept. Interior: Romanesque circular font with blind arcade of spiral fluted pilasters, on C19 columned base. Romanesque piscina to south wall of chancel with moulded arch and projecting circular fluted bowl. Probably Jacobean wooden pulpit on C19 stone base. Romanesque east window to chancel with column with carved capitals and zig-zag and dog tooth mouldings to arch; blind arched openings to left and right. C19 restoration of Romanesque arcade of 3 windows to right side of chancel. Romanesque chancel arch. 2-centred transept arch. Jumbled C17 Belgian stained glass to quatrefoil window and lancets of transept. Reset C16 brass to transept arch. (Buildings of England: 0xfordshire, p.561-2. St. Mary Magdalene: Crowmarsh Giffard Guidebook by Crowaarsh History Group 1984).

Listing NGR: SU6147089312

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Crowmarsh History Group, , St Mary Magdalene Crowmarsh Guidebook, (1984)
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 561-2

National Grid Reference: SU 61466 89314


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