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Church of the Holy Ascension, Littleworth

Description: Church of the Holy Ascension

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249488

OS Grid Reference: SU3124897152
OS Grid Coordinates: 431248, 197152
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6723, -1.5495

Location: Littleworth, Oxfordshire SN7 8ED

Locality: Littleworth
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN7 8ED

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Listing Text

SU 3197

2/3 Church of the Holy

- II

Church 1839 by H J Underwood of Oxford with chancel 1876. Rubble stone with
ashlar dressings. Lancet Gothic. 3-bay nave, broad, aisleless with low
pitched stone tiled roof. Side buttresses and diagonal angle buttresses
with string course at level of top set-off and window heads. Dentil eaves
course. More elaborate west front with bellcote and 2-light west window
with quatrefoil light over, all ashlar with hoodmould stepped up from string
course. Gabled porch with shafted moulded arch and carved foliage capitals.
2-bay chancel, crazed rubble. Cusped lancets and 3 lancets to east end.
Projecting plinth. Priest's door with ornate ironwork. Interior: Thin false
hammerbeam nave roof, arched braced collar truss with crown posts to chancel.
East window with-moulded rear arches and triple shafts between lights. In
nave 4 panels of sacred texts painted on metal in a C15 illuminated manuscript
style. Church founded by the Tractarian, E B Pusey.

Listing NGR: SU3124897152

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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