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Latitude: 51.8731 / 51°52'23"N
Longitude: -1.1901 / 1°11'24"W
OS Eastings: 455852
OS Northings: 219702
OS Grid: SP558197
Mapcode National: GBR 8XN.KX6
Mapcode Global: VHCX9.B55X
Entry Name: Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 7 December 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046559
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243379
Location: Wendlebury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Civil Parish: Wendlebury
Built-Up Area: Wendlebury
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Wendlebury
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
WENDLEBURY CHURCH LANE
SP5lNE (North side)
3/138 Church of St. Giles
Church. C13, largely rebuilt 1762; altered and restored 1902 by J.O. Scott.
Coursed squared limestone rubble and random rubble with ashlar dressings;
plain-tile roof. Nave, chancel, north transept and south-west porch. C18 chancel
has shallow clasping buttresses rising from a plinth; east and south windows
have Y-tracery. Nave has 2 similar windows to south and a larger window of 1902
in place of the former south transept. Most windows have medieval moulded jambs
with later heads and tracery. C20 porch shelters a C15 doorway with carved
spandrels. North wall has 3 arched blind windows. West wall has a blocked
archway formerly leading to a tower. North transept, in random rubble, has
pairs of angle buttresses and a 2-light late Cl3 east window with plate tracery;
it is mostly C13 but has 3 late medieval single-light windows in its gable wall.
Interior: roofs of 1902; C13 arched tomb recess in transept; C18 communion rail
with turned balusters; C17 ledgers and C18 wall tablets; medieval font.
(V.C.H,: 0xfordshire, Vol.VI, pp.344-5; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire,
Listing NGR: SP5585219702
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