Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1194362

Date first listed: 11-Dec-1985



Ordnance survey map of PISHILL CHURCH
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Pishill with Stonor

National Grid Reference: SU 72636 89849


PISHILL WITH STONOR CHURCH HILL SU78NW (West side) Pishill 5/41 Pishill Church

- II

Church. Norman and late C13, rebuilt 1854 for Rev. C. E. Rucke-Keene. Coursed flint rubble with limestone ashlar quoins and dressings; gabled old tile roof. Chancel, nave and north transept. Gothic Revival style. East window of 3 stepped lancets: south wall of chancel has one- and 2-light lancets. South wall of nave has gabled porch with lancets and pointed doorway to double-leaf plank doors: pointed south doorway to south door. Porch flanked by lancet and 3-light ogee-headed window. Lean-to north vestry has 2-light lancet and shoulder-headed doorway to ribbed door. North transept has one- and 2-light trefoil-headed windows and C13 trefoil-headed north-west window. Louvred bellcote over 2 lancets in west gable. Interior: fine tile reredos, 1873 by Powell and Sons. Mid C19 chancel roof, pulpit, lectern, benches and organ. C14 octagonal font with mid C19 cover. Nave has wall brass to Rev. C.E. Rucke-Keene, d.1880, and north transept (Stonor Aisle) has floor tablets to Simon Doe, d.1659, and one dated 176. North transept roof retains C16 arch-braced collar-truss. Stained glass: fine chancel windows of 1871, south-west window of 1967 by John Piper, window east of porch by Cox and Son. (Buildings of England: Berkshire, pp.731-2; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VIII, p.137).

Listing NGR: SU7263689849


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

Legacy System number: 247513

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 731-2
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1954), 137

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