CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS AND ST SWITHIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1198970
Date first listed:
12-Sep-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS AND ST SWITHIN

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS AND ST SWITHIN

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Hardwick-with-Yelford
National Grid Reference:
SP 35876 04709

Details

HARDWICK WITH YELFORD YELFORD SP30SE 10/206 Church of St. Nicholas and St. 12/09/55 Swithin

GV II*

Church. c.1500. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings; roughcast nave walls; stone-coped gabled stone slate roof. Chancel and nave with porch. Label mould over late C15 two-light hollow-chamfered round-headed east window; two similar windows to south and a similar one-light window to north. Nave has 2 tiny rood lights in east gable; similar one-light window to north and 2-light window to south. Gabled south porch: moulded bargeboard; east wall has reset C11/early C12 carving with beaded arcs; label mould over hollow-chamfered round-arched doorway; C15 studded door with fittings set in 4-centred moulded doorway. West end has similar late C15 two-light window and two paired C13 lancets; late C19 bellcote. Interior: 2 pedestals for statues and square recess with piscina; late C15 chancel screen with traceried heads to open panels; late C15 octagonal font with blank shields and early C18 cover. Late C15 three-bay tie-beam roof to nave has moulded and quartered beams and hollow-chamfered joists; similar beams to porch roof. A small parish church adjoining a moat and set in the grounds of Yelford Manor (q.v.). (National Monuments Record; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.869).

Listing NGR: SP3587604709

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
252290
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 869

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: 14 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08785/22
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