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Church of St Andrew, Wheatfield

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 249150

OS Grid Reference: SU6886799274
OS Grid Coordinates: 468867, 199274
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6880, -1.0052

Location: Wheatfield, Oxfordshire OX9 7EN

Locality: Wheatfield
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 7EN

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Listing Text

16/136 Church of St. Andrew


Church. C14, restored and remodelled c.1730 for the Rudge family. Render, on
stone rubble, with stone dressings; old plain-tile roof; wood bellcote to ridge.
3-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, and west porch. Porch has 8-panel door with moulded
stone eared architrave surround with pulvinated frieze and triangular pediment,
the cornice of which forms string-course round the porch. C14 blocked doorways
with 2-centre arched heads to both sides of nave. 2 round-headed C18 windows to
nave with leaded-lights. C18 round-headed window to chancel. Battlemented
parapet to nave and chancel and end gables. Rear: 2 round-headed C18 windows to
nave with leaded lights. C18 round-headed window to chancel. East end: Venetian
window with leaded lights. West end: round-headed C18 window above porch.
Interior: C14 three-bay king-post roof to nave; plaster vault to chancel. Early
C18 fittings include altar table; altar rail; box pews, family pew with frieze
of pierced scroll work; pulpit, with tester; reading desk; and stone font on
vase-baluster. Monument to John Rudge c.1730 by P. Scheemakers of pedimented
Corinthian frame on brackets, surmounted by reclining cherubs and urn. West
window has C18 armorial stained glass. East window by Morris and Co. c.1898.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.836-7; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire,
Vol.VIII, 1964, p.272-3).

Listing NGR: SU6886399273

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Source: English Heritage

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