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Church of St John

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barford St. John and St. Michael, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9955 / 51°59'43"N

Longitude: -1.3621 / 1°21'43"W

OS Eastings: 443893

OS Northings: 233201

OS Grid: SP438332

Mapcode National: GBR 7TK.Y5L

Mapcode Global: VHCWM.B3RK

Plus Code: 9C3WXJWQ+65

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244125

Location: Barford St. John and St. Michael, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Barford St. John and St. Michael

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Barford St Michael with Barford St John

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Description


SP43SW
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BARFORD ST.JOHN & ST.MICHAEL
Barford St John
CHURCH LANE (north side)
Church of St John

08/12/55

GV
II*
Church. C12, C13 and C15. Restoration 1860s by G.E Street. Regular coursed ironstone rubble. Stonesfield slate roof. Nave, chancel and south porch.

Chancel: three-light Perpendicular east window. Single lancet to north. Traceried window with square head, pointed arched doorway with plank door and two-light lancet with limestone hood moulds to south. Nave: two two-light Perpendicular windows with square hood moulds and small four-centred arched doorway to north. To south two two-light Decorated windows with some renewed stonework. South doorway: Romanesque with zig zag decoration and jamb shafts with volute capitals, plank door. South porch: by Street, noted as an eccentric addition (Pevsner), octagonal tower with pyramidal roof and foliated circles to bell opening.

Interior: Early English chancel and chancel arch. Fittings: Romanesque font, tub shaped on a Perpendicular base. Monument to James Belcher 1722 on north wall of chancel, decorated with cherubs. Date 1662 carved on highest stage of tower.

Listing NGR: SP4389333201

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