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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Hinksey, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7321 / 51°43'55"N

Longitude: -1.2633 / 1°15'47"W

OS Eastings: 450973

OS Northings: 203969

OS Grid: SP509039

Mapcode National: GBR 7XZ.CDZ

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.2Q0J

Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 9 February 1966

Last Amended: 24 June 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249798

Location: South Hinksey, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: South Hinksey

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: South Hinksey

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/08/2012


(West side)
Church of St. Lawrence

(Formerly listed as: St. Lawrence's Church, St Lawrence's Road)


Church. Early/mid C13: late C15 tower: chancel rebuilt in late C18. Uncoursed
limestone rubble, coursed to chancel: tower of dressed limestone. Stone-coped
gabled stone slate roof. Chancel, nave and west tower. One-bay late C18 chancel
has round-arched leaded windows with raised key- and impost-blocks. 3-bay south
wall of nave has C13 pointed lancets (one with scratch dial) and paired lancet
with late C19 head and mullion: north wall of nave has early C14 two-light
ogee-headed window, late C19 timber and glazed porch and C17 chamfered
round-arched doorway. Tower: revealed 2-light cinquefoil-headed window above
plain chamfered 4-centred doorway to ancient studded door, cemented at base:
2-light round-arched belfry windows: stair-turret with slit light to north side.
Interior: C13 chamfered 2-centred chancel arch. Medieval rood stairs in
south-east corner of nave: squint from former rood-loft to altar above chancel
arch. 3 arches over double piscina with quatrefoil basins. C13 tub font.
Hollow-chamfered archway with moulded imposts to tower. Rood screen built in
1932, pulpit in 1936 and nave roof in 1959. Plain mid C19 and C20 wall tablets
in chancel: floor tablet to Jane Willis, d.1723, in nave floor.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.222; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.409).

Listing NGR: SP5097303969

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