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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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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

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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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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