CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1194604
Date first listed:
18-Jul-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Drayton St. Leonard
National Grid Reference:
SU5966896483

Details

DRAYTON ST.LEONARD SU5996 8/51 18/07/63

CHURCH LANE (North side) Church of St. Leonard GV II

Church. C12 origins, C15 tower, restoration of c.1859 by George Edmund Street including partial rebuilding of chancel. Roughcast, probably on stone rubble to nave; squared coursed stone to chancel; old plain-tile roof; C20 weatherboarding to tower with pyramidal old plain-tile roof. 4-bay nave, north aisle and transept, chancel and west tower. To left of centre, a C19 plank door with C13 stone surround with C17 timber framed porch having collar-truss roof. 2-light Perpendicular windows to left and right with flat hoods. Two 2-light Perpendicular windows to chancel. 3-light windows of intersecting tracery to end of chancel. North side: C19 lancets to chancel and north aisle. C15 lancet to nave. West end single lancet. Paired louvred opening to each side of tower. Interior: C19 braced collar-truss roof to chancel. Trefoil piscina to right of chancel. C15 stained glass to trefoil lancet to left of chancel. Area of medieval floor tiles behind altar. 2-centred chancel arch. C19 braced collar truss roof to nave with probably C15 tie-beams. Early C20 wood painted and decorated pulpit to right. C19 octagonal stone font. Restored C15 timber framing of tower with infill towards nave of C18 box pew panels.

Listing NGR: SU5966896483

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
248836
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 08 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/11090/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George P. Pells. Source Historic England Archive
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