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Church of St John the Evangelist (Roman Catholic)

A Grade II Listed Building in Banbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 52.058 / 52°3'28"N

Longitude: -1.3397 / 1°20'22"W

OS Eastings: 445367

OS Northings: 240157

OS Grid: SP453401

Mapcode National: GBR 7ST.XTG

Mapcode Global: VHCW7.QJLQ

Plus Code: 9C4W3M56+54

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist (Roman Catholic)

Listing Date: 8 July 1975

Last Amended: 14 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244483

Location: Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX16

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Banbury

Built-Up Area: Banbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Banbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP4540SW (East side)
9/183 Church of St. John the
08/07/75 Evangelist (R.C.)
(Formerly listed as Church of
St. John the Evangelist (Roman
Catholic and adjoining
Presbytery to south)

Church. 1838 by Hickman and Derick of Oxford. Chancel and painted decoration
attributed to Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (Prof. Pheobe Stanton). Gothic-revival style.
Limestone ashlar, ironstone plinth, lead roof. Chancel, nave, west tower.
Embattled chancel has east window of 3 lights with traceried pointed arched head
which is flanked by 2 similar 2-light windows. Hipped roof. Nave: 5 bays divided
by buttresses. Five 2-light pointed arched windows with traceried heads and hood
moulds. West tower: 4 stages. West doorway has wooden door, moulded and
chamfered jambs and spandrels with quatrefoil decoration. Niche above door has
traceried canopy and figure with eagle on pedestal. Clock at third stage. Bell
stage above has 2-light louvred windows with hood moulds. West end of nave has
flanking niches with traceried heads and figures standing on pilasters.
Interior: chancel has painted vaulted roof supported on 4 slender columns.
Painted aumbry. Vaulted nave roof. Slender columns with foliated capitals.
Balcony. Stone relief below the altar of the Crucifixion c.1400 from the old
parish church.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.437; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X,

Listing NGR: SP4536740157

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