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Church of St John the Baptist, Curbridge

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II*
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

Location: Main Road, Curbridge, Oxfordshire OX8 7NT

Locality: Curbridge
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX8 7NT

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Listing Text

SP3308 (North side)
16/350 Church of St. John the Baptist

- II*

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

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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