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Description: Church of St Martin
Date Listed: 29 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252656
OS Grid Reference: SP4492414827
OS Grid Coordinates: 444924, 214827
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8303, -1.3495
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BLADON CHURCH STREET
SP4414 (East side)
20/3 Church of St. Martin
Church. Medieval; rebuilt 1804 and remodelled 1891 by A.W. Blomfield. Limestone
ashlar; stone-coped gabled concrete-tile roof. Chancel with north chapel, aisled
nave and west tower. Decorated-style 3-light east windows; buttressed 3-bay
south wall has foliated round window and cusped one-light windows;
Perpendicular-style 2-light window to north and 2 cusped lights to north chapel.
Nave: 3 gabled bays with 2-light Decorated-style windows to north; two similar
bays and buttress with C14 tracery set in gable to south, and Decorated-style
south porch. 3-stage west tower has Decorated-style 2-light belfry windows and
embattled parapet with corner pinnacles. Interior: late C19 chapel and chancel
arches. 4-bay timber arcade with arch-braced roof. Late C19 stained glass.
Formerly the parish church of Woodstock. Sir Winston Churchill is buried in the
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: pp849; Bodleian Library, Topographical
Drawings; National Monuments Record)
Listing NGR: SP4492414827
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Source: English Heritage
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