Description: Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 17 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252135
OS Grid Reference: SP3318208811
OS Grid Coordinates: 433182, 208811
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7770, -1.5204
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CURBRIDGE BRIZE NORTON ROAD
SP3308 (North side)
16/350 Church of St. John the Baptist
Church. 1906, by Nicholson and Corlette. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
quoins and aisled nave. Arts and Crafts Mediterranean style. Pointed lancets to
one-bay chancel. chimney-like belfry adjoins south aisle, which has row of
chamfered polygonal lights beneath eaves; similar smaller belfry adjoins porch,
which has chamfered round-arched doorway with imposts and lean-to to left. 3
lancets to north wall of nave. West gable has nowy headed hood mould above round
window and chamfered one-light windows. Interior: C13-style triple piscina.
Pulpit and low chancel screen, have painted decoration and bench ends, and choir
stalls have similar moulded candelabra. Octagonal font with carved lid. Boarded
roof has painted tie beams, ribs and ashlar plates. Early C20 stained glass.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p567)
Listing NGR: SP3318208811
Source: English Heritage
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