CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1059672
Date first listed:
18-Jul-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Wheatfield
National Grid Reference:
SU 68867 99274

Details

WHEATFIELD SU6899 16/136 Church of St. Andrew 18/07/63

GV I

Church. C14, restored and remodelled c.1730 for the Rudge family. Render, on stone rubble, with stone dressings; old plain-tile roof; wood bellcote to ridge. 3-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, and west porch. Porch has 8-panel door with moulded stone eared architrave surround with pulvinated frieze and triangular pediment, the cornice of which forms string-course round the porch. C14 blocked doorways with 2-centre arched heads to both sides of nave. 2 round-headed C18 windows to nave with leaded-lights. C18 round-headed window to chancel. Battlemented parapet to nave and chancel and end gables. Rear: 2 round-headed C18 windows to nave with leaded lights. C18 round-headed window to chancel. East end: Venetian window with leaded lights. West end: round-headed C18 window above porch. Interior: C14 three-bay king-post roof to nave; plaster vault to chancel. Early C18 fittings include altar table; altar rail; box pews, family pew with frieze of pierced scroll work; pulpit, with tester; reading desk; and stone font on vase-baluster. Monument to John Rudge c.1730 by P. Scheemakers of pedimented Corinthian frame on brackets, surmounted by reclining cherubs and urn. West window has C18 armorial stained glass. East window by Morris and Co. c.1898. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.836-7; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VIII, 1964, p.272-3).

Listing NGR: SU6886399273

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
249150
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 836-837
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1964), 272-273

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05703/28
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