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St Mary the Virgin, Church Street

St Mary the Virgin, Church Street, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 2AZ View on map

Grade I listed church built in cruciform shape in 1220. Lady chapel, south aisle added in 1330. During 15th century the roof to the nave was raised, a clerestory added and a spire built on top of the existing tower. Fine 15th century doors and rood screen. The misericords (hinged seats) are thought to be the oldest in an English Parish Church. Some medieval glass in east and south chancel windows. West window by O'Connor of 1857.


Opening Arrangements

365 days a year, 9.30 until dusk


A40, A4165 at the northern end of Kidlington. Rail: Oxford (9 miles). Bus: No 2A from Oxford; nearest stop Baptist Church.

Parking Spaces


At nearby station.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes