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Church of St Augustine of Canterbury

A Grade II* Listed Building in East Hendred, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5945 / 51°35'40"N

Longitude: -1.3383 / 1°20'17"W

OS Eastings: 445931

OS Northings: 188614

OS Grid: SU459886

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZF.Y6B

Mapcode Global: VHCYK.R5BZ

Entry Name: Church of St Augustine of Canterbury

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Last Amended: 25 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048169

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250098

Location: East Hendred, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: East Hendred

Built-Up Area: East Hendred

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

SU4588 (North side)
19/60 Church of St. Augustine of
24/11/66 Canterbury
(Formerly listed as Church of
St. Augustine)


Church. C12 origins; C14 north aisle, north transept, and chancel; C15 tower,
south chapel and outer south aisle of 2 bays; restoration and re-modelling
c.1860 by H. Woodyer including removal of south porch, south aisle extended and
clerestory remodelled. Stone ashlar to tower; uncoursed stone rubble plinth to
south aisle; render, probably on stone rubble to left; coursed stone rubble to
right; flint and stone in random chequer to south chapel; lead roof to aisles;
C20 plain-tile roof to nave; stone slate roof to chancel; roof of tower not
visible. 3-bay chancel with side chapels, 4-bay aisled nave, and west tower. C19
plank door to left of south aisle with mid C19 surround. C19 geometrical tracery
windows to south aisle. Two 3-light flat-headed Perpendicular tracery windows to
south chapel, and to east end of chapel. C19 trefoils to clerestory. C19
geometrical tracery windows to east end of chancel and vestry. North side: C15
two-light reticulated tracery windows to north aisle. C15 three-light
reticulated tracery window to north transept. C19 trefoils to clerestory. C19
fenestration to vestry. West tower of 3 stages: double plank doors to 4-centre
arched doorway with plain spandrels and hood mould to west face of tower.
4-light rectilinear tracery window with hood-mould above. 2-light reticulated
tracery louvred opening to each face of upper stage of tower. Open quatrefoil
balustrade to top of tower, with corner finials. Interior: braced collar-truss
roof to chancel, part panelled. C19 reredos, piscina and sedilia. South chapel:
2-bay Perpendicular roof. Some medieval glass fragments, including armorial
bearings, to windows. Chancel screen of c.1860. C15 wood screen to south chapel.
Octagonal wood pulpit and sounding board of c.1660 to left of chancel screen.
C19 recut nave arcades of four 2-centred arches on columns. 2 centred arch to
(Buildings of England: Berkshire: 1975, p133; VCH: Berkshire: Vol 4, 1924,

Listing NGR: SU4593188614

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