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Church of St John

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barford St. John and St. Michael, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9955 / 51°59'43"N

Longitude: -1.3621 / 1°21'43"W

OS Eastings: 443893

OS Northings: 233201

OS Grid: SP438332

Mapcode National: GBR 7TK.Y5L

Mapcode Global: VHCWM.B3RK

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244125

Location: Barford St. John and St. Michael, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Barford St. John and St. Micha

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Barford St Michael with Barford St John

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(North side)
Barford St.John
4/23 Church of St. John


Church. C12, C13 and C15. Restoration 1860's by G.E. Street. Regular coursed
ironstone rubble. Stonesfield slate roof. Nave, chancel and south porch.
Chancel: 3-light Perpendicular east window. Single lancet to north. Traceried
window with square head, pointed arched doorway with plank door and 2-light
lancet with limestone hood moulds to south. Nave: Two 2-light Perpendicular
windows with square hood moulds and small 4-centred arched doorway to north. To
south two 2-light Decorated windows with some renewed stonework. South doorway:
Romanesque with zig zag decoration and jamb shafts with volute capitals, plank
door. South porch: By Street, noted as an eccentric addition (Pevsner),
octagonal tower with pyramidal roof and foliated circles to bell opening.
Interior: Early English chancel and chancel arch. Fittings: Romanesque font, tub
shaped on a Perpendicular base. Monument to James Belcher 1722 on north wall of
chancel, decorated with cherubs. Date 1662 carved on highest stage of tower.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974 p.445; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol IX,

Listing NGR: SP4389333201

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