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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II* Listed Building in East Challow, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5919 / 51°35'30"N

Longitude: -1.4517 / 1°27'6"W

OS Eastings: 438078

OS Northings: 188253

OS Grid: SU380882

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y4.5SZ

Mapcode Global: VHC11.S8D0

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251118

Location: East Challow, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: East Challow

Built-Up Area: East Challow

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

EAST CHALLOW MAIN STREET
SU38NE (East side)
2/24 Church of St. Nicholas
24/11/66

GV II*


Church. Mid/late C13, restored and west front rebuilt 1858; south tower rebuilt
1884. Uncoursed limestone rubble, partly rendered to north and repointed;
limestone ashlar quoins and dressings; stone slate roof. Nave and chancel with
south aisle. Mid C19 three-light east window with Kentish tracery; north side of
chancel has late C13 two-light window with mid C19 cusped heads and C15
two-light square-headed window; south side of chancel has mid C19 two-light
window in late C13 style. South vestry, aisle, and late C19 two-storey tower to
west with crenellated parapet, have one-light windows with cusped heads and
buttresses. Mid C19 clerestorey windows. North side of nave has similar mid C19
one-light window, late C15/early C16 three-light arch-headed window, C13
one-light window, mid C19 two-light window to west and offset buttresses. West
gable has mid C19 three-light French Gothic window over pointed moulded doorway
to plank door with decorative iron hinges, and C13 stoup to south. Moulded
kneelers to gabled roof. Interior: Chancel has aid C19 roof, late C13 pointed
moulded blocked doorway to vestry. Late C13 double-chamfered chancel arch on
engaged columns with bell capitals; 3-bay oak screen of 1905 with traceried
heads. Nave has mid C19 roof and mid C19 pulpit and tester, C13 circular font
and late C13 three-bay south arcade with double-chamfered arches and additional
mid C19 west bay. South aisle has mid C19 roof and arches to east and west.
Stained glass: Late C19 and C20; C15 stained glass in late C15/early C16 window
in north wall of nave.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p,131; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.226).


Listing NGR: SU3807888253

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