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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
Entry Name: Church of St John
Listing Date: 8 December 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046238
English Heritage Legacy ID: 244125
Location: Barford St. John and St. Michael, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15
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
BARFORD ST.JOHN & ST.MICHAEL
Barford St John
CHURCH LANE (north side)
Church of St John
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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