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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Adwell, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6907 / 51°41'26"N

Longitude: -0.9938 / 0°59'37"W

OS Eastings: 469645

OS Northings: 199581

OS Grid: SU696995

Mapcode National: GBR B1D.TTJ

Mapcode Global: VHDVM.QRGS

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249019

Location: Adwell, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Adwell

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Adwell

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ADWELL
SU6999
17/5 Church of St. Mary

GV II

Church. c.1865, incorporating some earlier features. By A.W. Blomfield for H.
Birch Reynardson. Knapped flint with stone dressings; old plain-tile roof; stone
bellcote; stone chimney stack to ridge of chancel chapel. 4-bay nave; chancel
with chancel chapels. Gothic Revival style. Porch to left of nave with re-set
Romanesque doorway of moulded round arch on columns; C19 plank door. 2-light
windows of reticulated tracery to nave. 2-light Y-tracery window to chancel
chapel. Rear: lancets to nave, except 2-light window of reticulated tracery to
right. 2-light Y-tracery window to chancel chapel. East end: 3-light
intersecting tracery window. West end: central buttress, supporting ornate stone
bellcote, with flanking lancets. Interior: scissor-braced roofs to chancel and
chapels; arch-braced collar-truss roof with king-posts to nave; Minton encaustic
tile reredos; sedilia with re-set Early English tracery; Gothick-style monument
to Frances Webb, c.1846 to north chancel chapel; effigy of knight holding his
heart, partly covered by shield, c.1300, to north wall of nave. C19 font on
cluster columns; east window by H. Hughes.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.419; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VIII,
1964, p.15).


Listing NGR: SU6964599581

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