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Church of St Mary, Upton

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 250031

OS Grid Reference: SU5148987002
OS Grid Coordinates: 451489, 187002
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5795, -1.2583

Location: Church Street, Upton, Oxfordshire OX11 9HY

Locality: Upton
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX11 9HY

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Listing Text

SU58NW (East side)
4/168 Church of Saint Mary
- II* early C20 porch and
Church. Probably C12; restored 1885, including flint facing; C20 porch and
vestry. Coursed squared knapped flint to nave with stone quoins; unknapped flint
to chancel; old plain-tile roof to nave; C19 plain-tile roof to chancel; C19
wood bell-cote with wood-shingle pyramidal roof to left. 4 and a half-bay nave
with chancel plan. Plank door to centre of nave with romanesque round-arched
doorway having zig-zag moulding. C20 timer-framed gabled porch. Lancet to left.
C19 three-light stone mullion window to right with ogee-shaped heads to lights.
Trefoil-topped paired lancet to left of chancel. Romanesque lancet to right of
chancel. C19 three-lancet window to east end of chancel. Rear: lancets to
chancel and nave. Lean-to vestry to right. Interior: C19 braced collar-truss
roof to channel. C19 altar rail, choir stalls, and encaustic tiles to floor.
Romanesque round chancel arch with dog-tooth moulding to imposts. Nave: C15
queen-strut roof with 2 rows of wind braces; Romanesque round stone font on C19
base. Round-arched doorway to vestry.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire: 1975, p247; St. Mary's Church, Upton by M.
Chitty, 1984)

Listing NGR: SU5148987002

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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