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Pishill Church, Pishill with Stonor

Description: Pishill Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 247513

OS Grid Reference: SU7263689849
OS Grid Coordinates: 472636, 189849
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6028, -0.9526

Location: Church Hill, Pishill, Oxfordshire RG9 6HJ

Locality: Pishill with Stonor
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG9 6HJ

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Listing Text

SU78NW (West side)
5/41 Pishill Church

- II

Church. Norman and late C13, rebuilt 1854 for Rev. C. E. Rucke-Keene. Coursed
flint rubble with limestone ashlar quoins and dressings; gabled old tile roof.
Chancel, nave and north transept. Gothic Revival style. East window of 3 stepped
lancets: south wall of chancel has one- and 2-light lancets. South wall of nave
has gabled porch with lancets and pointed doorway to double-leaf plank doors:
pointed south doorway to south door. Porch flanked by lancet and 3-light
ogee-headed window. Lean-to north vestry has 2-light lancet and shoulder-headed
doorway to ribbed door. North transept has one- and 2-light trefoil-headed
windows and C13 trefoil-headed north-west window. Louvred bellcote over 2
lancets in west gable. Interior: fine tile reredos, 1873 by Powell and Sons. Mid
C19 chancel roof, pulpit, lectern, benches and organ. C14 octagonal font with
mid C19 cover. Nave has wall brass to Rev. C.E. Rucke-Keene, d.1880, and north
transept (Stonor Aisle) has floor tablets to Simon Doe, d.1659, and one dated
176. North transept roof retains C16 arch-braced collar-truss. Stained glass:
fine chancel windows of 1871, south-west window of 1967 by John Piper, window
east of porch by Cox and Son.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, pp.731-2; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VIII,

Listing NGR: SU7263689849

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Source: English Heritage

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