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Chapel of Ease of St John the Evangelist, Deddington

Description: Chapel of Ease of St John the Evangelist

Grade: II
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

Location: B4031, Deddington, Oxfordshire OX15 0QY

Locality: Deddington
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 0QY

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Listing Text

(North side)
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

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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