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Church of St Edmund and George, Hethe

Description: Church of St Edmund and George

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 243635

OS Grid Reference: SP5929129463
OS Grid Coordinates: 459291, 229463
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9605, -1.1385

Location: Main Street, Hethe, Oxfordshire OX6 9ES

Locality: Hethe
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 9ES

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Listing Text

SP5829-5929 (North side)
17/42 Church of St. Edmund and
07/12/66 George


Church. Mid C12. restored by G.E. Street in 1859. North aisle added by Street.
Squared coursed limestone and limestone rubble. Steeply pitched C20-tile roofs
with stone-coped gables. Chancel, nave, north and south aisles, south porch.
Chancel has a restored 3-light geometrical east window and a restored 2-light
Perpendicular window on south. South has a restored C12 doorway and restored
window with round arched head. Set back buttresses. North aisle has a 2-light
reticulated window and two C19 lancet windows. Diagonal buttress. Nave
clerestory windows on north and south have three 2-light lancets with trefoiled
heads and hood moulds. South aisle has 2-light Perpendicular windows with
squared heads, the one to right of porch with hood mould and label stop.
Pilaster and diagonal buttresses. C19 gabled porch. South doorway with arched
head and plank door. West bell-turret by Street has open timber sides and wood
shingle roof. Interior. Decorated piscinas in chancel and south aisle. C19
three-bay nave arcade on north and south. C19 roofs and fittings. C12?
tub-shaped font.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, pp645-6; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI,

Listing NGR: SP5929129463

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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