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Chapel of St Mary, Approximately 150 Metres North West of Thame Park House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thame, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.729 / 51°43'44"N

Longitude: -0.965 / 0°57'53"W

OS Eastings: 471578

OS Northings: 203874

OS Grid: SP715038

Mapcode National: GBR C2C.GV5

Mapcode Global: VHDVG.7S6X

Entry Name: Chapel of St Mary, Approximately 150 Metres North West of Thame Park House

Listing Date: 10 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248431

Location: Thame, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Thame

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thame St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP7103 (East side)
7/4 Chapel of St. Mary, approx.
150m. NW of Thame Park House


Chapel. Early C14, remodelled c.1836 by D. Harris and R. Abrahao for Sophia,
Baroness Wenman. Coursed stone rubble; lined render on stone rubble to west
front; stone slate roof. 2-bay nave and chancel plan. West front: plank double
door to centre with 2-centred moulded doorway with gabled surround having cross
to finial. C19 three-light window of Geometrical tracery with hood would to
centre. Angle buttresses to left and right. Battlemented parapet to gable with
octagonal bellcote to apex. South front: C14 blocked doorway to left with hood
mould. C19 two-light window of geometrical tracery with hood mould to right.
Parapet with quatrefoil panels to roof. Interior: C19 ceiling to nave of 4 bays
in Perpendicular style. Sexpartite vault to chancel with ribs springing from
left, corbels. C15 floor tiles to chancel floor. 4-centred chancel arch. Some
re-set C17 and C18 memorial slabs to nave floor. C19 pews, box pews and pulpit
with reading desk. C19 stone font on cluster columns. Wall monument by
Westmacott to Philip, 7th Lord Wenman. History: probably built outside gates by
Abbey as travellers chapel.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.812; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.7,
p.160 et seq).

Listing NGR: SP7157403877

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