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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Moulsford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.553 / 51°33'10"N

Longitude: -1.1481 / 1°8'53"W

OS Eastings: 459158

OS Northings: 184138

OS Grid: SU591841

Mapcode National: GBR 91L.JKJ

Mapcode Global: VHCYW.17W8

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 20 June 1972

Last Amended: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248007

Location: Moulsford, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Moulsford

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

MOULSFORD THE STREET
SU58SE (East side)
5/123 Church of St. John the Baptist
20/06/72 (Formerly listed as St. John
the Baptist's Church)
- II

Church. c.1846 on old foundations. By Sir George Gilbert Scott. Flint and stone
base with stone dressings; flint and stone with stone dressings; old plain-tile
roof; wood bell tower with splay-footed shingled roof to left. Early English
style. 3-bay nave, north aisle, and chancel ,with west tower. Central open
timber framed porch to 2-centred arched doorway with hood mould. Plank door with
wrought iron hinges. Paired lancet to left. Paired trefoil-tapped lancet to
right of centre. Trefoil-topped lancet to right. 3-light east window with
Reticulated tracery. Single lancet to centre of north aisle. Paired lancet to
left and right. Paired lancet to right return of aisle. Paired trefoil-topped
lancet to right of nave. Single lancet to east end. Interior: arch-braced roof
to nave; barrel-vault roof to chancel. C19 stained glass to chancel. Piscina to
right of chancel. Richly carved pulpit, lecturn and choir stalls. Wooden arcaded
communion rail. 3 segmental pointed arches to north aisle, corbelled to aisle
side. Octagonal C19 font with carved quatrefoil to each side. Good series of
wall monuuments of c.1694 to east end.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.III, 1923, p.507; Buildings Buildings of England: Berkshire,
p. 179; David Cole, The Work of Sir Gilbert Scott, 1980, p.39).


Listing NGR: SU5915884138

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