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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1368112



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Coxwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 251561

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GREAT COXWELL SU29SE Church of St Giles 4/89 21/11/66 GV II* Parish church. Originally a C13 plan, altered and enlarged in the C15 and restored in 1882. Rubble stone and stone dressings, cement render to S wall of nave and tower with gabled stone tiled roofs. 2-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, N porch, W tower. Perpendicular tower of 3 storeys with plain string courses, 2-light cusped bell openings under flat heads with dripstones, a moulded string to upper storey with gargoyles and an embattled parapet. W window of 3 cusped lights under a pointed head. S wall of nave has one flat-headed window of 3 cusped lights, a 2-cusped-light window under a pointed head, a similar but smaller 2-light window of C19 date and a large flat-headed window of 3 cusped lights next to another of 2 lights. Apart from the C19 window these are C14 and C15. The N wall of the nave preserves 2 Early English lancets. The chancel S wall rebuilt circa 1290 but preserves an Early English lancet and a plainly moulded priest's door alongside a Decorated 2-cusped-light window under a pointed head. The chancel N wall has 2 Early English lancets. E window of three stepped pointed-trefoiled lights under a pointed arch of the late C13. On the W end of the nave is a decayed C13 sanctus bellcote. Gabled, stone tiled, timber- faced porch leads to the N doorway with a plain pointed arch and hoodmould and an early C15 door with large scale tracery with feathered cusping. Inside a plainly moulded C15 arch to the tower, deep splays to the windows and a mid C13 chancel arch on half shafts. The chancel has a cusped-headed piscina on the S wall, a trefoil-headed niche behind the altar flanked by 2 lancet niches and below these, rectangular niches. Open trussed-rafter roofs with semi-circular bracing, both restored C19. Circa 1500 brass to William Morys in nave. 18 inch figure, with 3 small figures below. He is recorded to have been 'sumtyme fermor of Cokysell'. There are also several late C18 mural tablets. In the E window clear glass panes with engraved shields of 1792 by Eginton. Late C17 communsion rail with flat balusters of dumb-bell outline and a Jacobean pulpit with strapwork in the nave behind which are rood stairs.

Listing NGR: SU2698893423

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National Grid Reference: SU 26989 93424


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