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Church of St Agatha

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6131 / 51°36'47"N

Longitude: -1.1666 / 1°9'59"W

OS Eastings: 457803

OS Northings: 190804

OS Grid: SU578908

Mapcode National: GBR 90S.ZV1

Mapcode Global: VHCYG.QQM8

Entry Name: Church of St Agatha

Listing Date: 14 June 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249191

Location: Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Brightwell-cum-Sotwell

Built-Up Area: Brightwell-cum-Sotwell

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Brightwell cum Sotwell

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BRIGHTWELL CUM SOTWELL THE STREET
SU5790 (South side)
Brightwell
5/33 Church of St. Agatha
14/06/63
GV II*
Church. C12 nave; early C14 chancel and aisles; tower rebuilt c.1797; nave
ceiled c.1815; church restored in 1858 and 1884; organ chamber added c.1903.
Coursed limestone rubble to chancel; pebbledash, probably on limestone rubble to
aisle and porch; uncoursed limestone rubble to clerestory; grey brick with red
brick dressings to tower; Welsh slate roofs. Aisled nave, chancel and west
tower. Studded plank door with wrought iron hinges to porch at right of aisle.
Porch has stone benches to each side. Two 2-light geometrical tracery windows to
aisle. Four 2-light stone mullion windows with trefoil lights and hood moulds to
clerestory. Plank door with wrought iron hinges to organ chamber at right of
chancel. 2-light geometrical tracery window to chancel. Tower of 3 stages to
right with flat brick band between each stage. Round-topped louvred openings
having wood Y-tracery to tops and round-arched brick heads with keystones and
stone imposts to each side of top stage. Plain parapet to roof of tower. Rear:
C19 restored Romanesque doorway with plank door to centre of aisle. Moulded
round-arched doorway with capitals to missing columns. 2-light reticulated
tracery windows to left and right of aisle. Four 2-light stone mullion windows
wih trefoil lights and hood moulds to clerestory. 2-light geometrical tracery to
left of chancel. 3-light reticulated tracery window to right return of aisle.
C19 3-light plate tracery window to east end of chancel, Interior; stone spiral
roof stairs to left of chancel arch. C15 collar braced roof to chancel. C15
lean-to roof to north aisle. C19 lean-to roof to south aisle. Ogee-headed C14
piscina and sedilia to right of chancel. Moulded beam with angle braces to
chancel arch. South arcade of three 2-centred arches on round piers. North
arcade of three 2-centred arches on octagonal piers. C19 font and pulpit.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol,III, 1923, p.468-70; Buildings of England; Berkshire,
1966, p.102.


Listing NGR: SU5780390804

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