CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1220144
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Cherwell (District Authority)
Parish:
Hampton Gay and Poyle
National Grid Reference:
SP 49837 15522

Details

HAMPTON GAY AND POYLE CHURCH LANE SP4915 (North side) Hampton Poyle 8/51 Church of St. Mary 07/12/66

GV II*

Church. Late C13; north aisle of c.1360 and late C13 south aisle; restored 1841 and 1860s. Coursed limestone rubble; stone-coped gabled Welsh slate roof. Chancel and aisled nave. Chancel has mid C19 Geometrical-style 3-light east window; label mould over C15 two-light window and mid C19 buttress to north; mid C19 lancet window and label mould over late C13 chamfered pointed-arched doorway to south. North aisle has C14 hood mould over 3-light Perpendicular window to east, and C15 two-light window and mid C19 buttress to north. South aisle has late C13 three-light intersecting tracery window to east, C14 two-light window restored with mid C19 head, mid C19 buttress and mid C19 pointed-arched moulded doorway. West gable has early C14 bellcote with 2 pointed-arched openings and early C14 two-light Decorated window. Interior: mid C19 marble reredos. East window flanked by 2 medieval corbels, one to north with stand for statue. Mid C19 piscina and benches; backs to benches have C17 panels with scribed lozenges; mid C19 two-bay king-post roof. C14 double-chamfered chancel arch. Nave has mid C19 pulpit with linenfold panels; mid C19 arch-braced tie beam roof. Late C13 two-bay south arcade, with double chamfered arches and moulded imposts. Similar mid C14 north arcade has capital of figures with interlaced arms. Mid C19 aisle roofs. North aisle has reset C12 tub font, and mid C14 piscina supported on head corbel to south-east. Pews are mid C19, with some C16 carved bench ends; screen to west end of nave of C17 panelling. Monuments: chancel has wall tablet to Catherine Benson, d.1839; nave has wall tablet to Thomas Goodall, d.1820. South aisle has oval wall tablet to John Blake, d.1798; monument to Christopher Tilson, d.1742, by Peter Scheemakers, has urn on grey marble pyramid set on heavy sarcophagus. North aisle has early C14 effigy of Knight in north wall, and chamfered pointed arched tomb recess in north wall; effigy of woman to east set in crocketed ogee canopy flanked by crocketed niches above angels holding shields, and cinquefoiled panel tracery to frieze, stained glass: early C15 tracery lights in north chancel window, and north aisle windows by Wailes, 1844. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: pp630-631; National Monuments Record; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, pp167-9; Bodleian Library, Topographical Drawings)

Listing NGR: SP4983715522

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
393949
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 630-1
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1959), 167-9

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: 16 Apr 2002
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