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Church of St Leonard

A Grade II Listed Building in Drayton St. Leonard, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.664 / 51°39'50"N

Longitude: -1.1387 / 1°8'19"W

OS Eastings: 459668

OS Northings: 196483

OS Grid: SU596964

Mapcode National: GBR 908.LXS

Mapcode Global: VHCY9.6FWR

Entry Name: Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248836

Location: Drayton St. Leonard, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Drayton St. Leonard

Built-Up Area: Drayton St Leonard

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Drayton St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

DRAYTON ST.LEONARD
SU5996
8/51
18/07/63

CHURCH LANE
(North side)
Church of St. Leonard

GV
II

Church. C12 origins, C15 tower, restoration of c.1859 by George Edmund Street
including partial rebuilding of chancel. Roughcast, probably on stone rubble to
nave; squared coursed stone to chancel; old plain-tile roof; C20 weatherboarding
to tower with pyramidal old plain-tile roof. 4-bay nave, north aisle and
transept, chancel and west tower. To left of centre, a C19 plank door with
C13 stone surround with C17 timber framed porch having collar-truss roof.
2-light Perpendicular windows to left and right with flat hoods. Two 2-light
Perpendicular windows to chancel. 3-light windows of intersecting tracery to end
of chancel. North side: C19 lancets to chancel and north aisle. C15 lancet to
nave. West end single lancet. Paired louvred opening to each side of tower.
Interior: C19 braced collar-truss roof to chancel. Trefoil piscina to right of
chancel. C15 stained glass to trefoil lancet to left of chancel. Area of
medieval floor tiles behind altar. 2-centred chancel arch. C19 braced collar
truss roof to nave with probably C15 tie-beams. Early C20 wood painted and
decorated pulpit to right. C19 octagonal stone font. Restored C15 timber framing
of tower with infill towards nave of C18 box pew panels.

Listing NGR: SU5966896483

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