CHURCH OF THE HOLY ROOD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1059751
Date first listed:
18-Jul-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY ROOD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY ROOD

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Cuxham with Easington
National Grid Reference:
SU 66680 95204

Details

CUXHAM WITH EASINGTON CUXHAM SU6695 12/83 Church of the Holy Rood 18/07/63

GV II

Church. Early C12, early C14 and mid C18 alterations; chancel rebuilt 1895 by C.C. Rolfe. Coursed chalk rubble, limestone ashlar dressings; chancel of coursed and dressed limestone; gabled late C19 tile roof, except old tiles on part of nave roof and pyramidal old tile tower roof. Chancel, nave and west tower. Hood moulds over 3 ogee-headed east lights; north vestry has chamfered light and pointed chamfered doorway; 3-light south window. Nave has early C14 two-light ogee-headed windows and two C18 memorial tablets to north, and 2 mid C18 2-light round-arched brick-mullioned windows to south. West tower has string-course, round-headed lancets and rebuilt early C12 doorway, with rebuilt arch, interlace capitals set on spiral-fluted jamb shafts and stones at base of jambs with scrolled carvings: C18 studded door. Rebuilt round-arched west doorway has some early C12 billet-carved voussoirs: late C19 double-leaf doors. Interior: chancel of 1895 has sedilia, piscina and pointed chancel arch. Nave has C17 panelled pulpit reset on late C19 base and 13 rows of early C18 pews, with bolection panelled rear of south wall. Floor tablet inscribed M.B./1688, and brass to John Gregory, d.1501, with 2 wives and children; late C19 font; early C19 wall monument in memory of Mary Gregory, d. 1688, and two C19 wall tablets. C18 two-tier 4-bay queen-post roof with curved arch braces. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, pp.567-8).

Listing NGR: SU6667895206

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
248929
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 567-8

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 May 2007
Reference: IOE01/16285/26
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