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Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Helen Without, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6789 / 51°40'43"N

Longitude: -1.3061 / 1°18'21"W

OS Eastings: 448077

OS Northings: 198016

OS Grid: SU480980

Mapcode National: GBR 7YJ.LM9

Mapcode Global: VHCY6.92X9

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 9 February 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249805

Location: St. Helen Without, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: St Helen Without

Built-Up Area: Abingdon

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shippon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ST.HELEN WITHOUT BARROW ROAD
SU49NE (South side)
Shippon
8/128 Church of St. Mary Magdalene
09/02/66
GV II
Church. 1855, by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Coursed and dressed limestone; gabled
stone-coped old tile roof. Nave with north porch and chancel with vestry. Gothic
Revival in late geometrical style. 3-light east window flanked by offset
buttresses. 2-bay chancel and 4-bay nave have hood moulds with head-stops over
mainly 2-light windows: priest's door to centre of south chancel wall, and plain
door to vestry. Timber-framed north porch: moulded pointed doorway frames mid
C19 double-leaf doors. East gable of nave surmounted by belfry:
French-Gothic-style crocketed spire with trefoiled lights and spandrels.
Interior: encaustic tile floor to sanctuary. Gothic style communion rail and
pews with carved bench ends. Chancel arch has ballflower-carved corbels. Plain
stone pulpit, and octagonal stone font inscribed "suffer little children to come
unto me". Waggon roof to chancel : 4-bay nave roof with curved principals and
steeply-cambered collars giving cruck effect. Stained glass: mid C19 east
window, and stained glass in heads of 3 windows. C20 memorial windows.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.216).


Listing NGR: SU4807798016

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