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Description: Chapel of Ease of St John the Evangelist
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 243861
OS Grid Reference: SP4442531849
OS Grid Coordinates: 444425, 231849
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9833, -1.3545
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SP43SW DEDDINGTON B4031
2/137 Chapel of Ease of St. John
08/12/55 the Evangelist
Chapel of ease. 1850 by Reverend William Wilson, Vicar of Banbury for Reverend
William Wilson (senior) of Over Morton House. Coursed squared marlstone with
ashlar dressings; plain-tile roofs. Combined nave and chancel, south porch, and
schoolroom on north side. Early-English style. 3-bay nave/chancel has chamfered
lancets with hood moulds, some in pairs, and the east window is a triplet of
graduated lancets; west gable wall has a pair of tall lancets flanking a wide
stepped buttress which rises to support a gabled bellcote. South porch has a
continuously-moulded arch and a gable parapet with apex cross and moulded
projecting kneelers. Schoolroom, in place of a north aisle, has similar lancets
and a shouldered doorway. Parallel steep-pitched roofs rise from ashlar eaves
coves. Interior: continuously-moulded 2-bay arcade leading to schoolroom;
painted decoration on chancel roof; C12 font from Over Morton Church incised
with chevrons; C19 fittings.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p635; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p115)
Listing NGR: SP4442531849
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Source: English Heritage
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