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Church of St John, Fernham

Description: Church of St John

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 250552

OS Grid Reference: SU2934691903
OS Grid Coordinates: 429346, 191903
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6252, -1.5775

Location: B4508, Fernham, Oxfordshire SN7 7PE

Locality: Fernham
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN7 7PE

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Listing Text

Church of St John

SU 29 SE 2/1


1861 by J H Hugall as recorded by Goodhart-Rendel. Squared and coursed rubble stone,
dressed stone quoins and copings with gabled stone tiled roofs. 3 bay nave, 2 bay
chancel, single w bellcote, S porch and N vestry. Early English details of 2 light
cusped windows with roundels above under pointed arches to the nave and plain cusped
lancets to the chancel. E window of 3 cusped lancets with quatrefoil and trefoils
above under pointed arch enclosed by a dripstone with uncut capitals. W front has
2 cusped lancets with quatrefoils above either side of a stepped buttress. S porch
with outer arch moulded and ending in tightly foliated capitals and inner of a single
moulded arch with uncut capitals.
Aisleless interior with open rafter roofs and a plainly moulded chancel arch on half
shafts with tightly foliated capitals.
1867 stained glassE window by Wailes and further stained glass in chancel S window
and nave S windows. Stone pulpit with coloured marble insets and octagonal font on
oloured marble piers both contemporary with the church.
St John's stands on an elevated site overlooking the village centre.

Listing NGR: SU2934691903

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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