CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1193957
Date first listed:
18-Jul-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Toot Baldon
National Grid Reference:
SP 56768 00255

Details

TOOT BALDON SP5600 8/170 Church of St. Lawrence 18/07/63

GV II*

Church. Late C12 and C13, restored 1865 by Henry Woodyer. Limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; plain-tile roofs. Aisled nave, chancel, north transept and south porch. Chancel is almost entirely rebuilt, and has a 3-light east window and a 2-light window to south, both C19 in Decorated style, but the lancets to north and south may be re-set. South transept has a 3-light window with late C13 intersecting tracery. Nave south wall is probably also rebuilt, with Perpendicular-style windows flanking the porch. C13 west wall has a 2-light window with Y-tracery between small lancets, and has a rebuilt double bellcote on the gable. North wall of nave has a Romanesque doorway, a 2-light square-headed C15 window and a C19 copy. Small C19 vestry extends north aisle. Interior: chancel contains an elaborate painted arcaded reredos and complete C19 oak fittings including a C13-style screen. North arcade of 4-bay nave has early C13 stiff-leaf and scalloped capitals; south arcade has moulded capitals. Roofs are all C19. Stained glass in east window of c.1875 by Harwood of Frome Selwood. Other windows include 4 of 1890 by J.P. St. Aubyn. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, P.55; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, pp.818-9).

Listing NGR: SP5676800255

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
248408
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 818-9
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1957), 55

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: 06 Feb 2002
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