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Cathedral Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7501 / 51°45'0"N

Longitude: -1.2547 / 1°15'16"W

OS Eastings: 451547

OS Northings: 205977

OS Grid: SP515059

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.7LV

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.68KP

Entry Name: Cathedral Church

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244873

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Holywell

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

612/13/453F CHRISTCHURCH
12-JAN-54 CATHEDRAL CHURCH

I


Built as priory church of Austin Canons after mid C12. Early C13 top stage
and spire of central tower. Mid C13 Lady Chapel, as North aisle of presbytery. North aisle top stage, Early C14 Latin Chapel. In circa 1330 the chapel of St Lucy (East of South transept) extended eastwards. Late C15 clerestory and stone vault of presbytery. In 1524-29 West end destroyed to make room for Wolsey's college and a wall built between 4th columns West of the crossing. Cathedral refitted 1629-38 and restored 1856. In 1870 a general restoration under Sir Gilbert Scott which included removal of West wall, addition of 1 bay to nave, East window replaced by a restoration and the rebuilding of much of South aisle of presbytery. Has many good monuments, including an effigy of a Knight.

Listing NGR: SP5154805981

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