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Latitude: 51.5919 / 51°35'30"N
Longitude: -1.4517 / 1°27'6"W
OS Eastings: 438078
OS Northings: 188253
OS Grid: SU380882
Mapcode National: GBR 6Y4.5SZ
Mapcode Global: VHC11.S8D0
Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas
Listing Date: 24 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048593
English Heritage Legacy ID: 251118
Location: East Challow, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: East Challow
Built-Up Area: East Challow
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
EAST CHALLOW MAIN STREET
SU38NE (East side)
2/24 Church of St. Nicholas
Church. Mid/late C13, restored and west front rebuilt 1858; south tower rebuilt
1884. Uncoursed limestone rubble, partly rendered to north and repointed;
limestone ashlar quoins and dressings; stone slate roof. Nave and chancel with
south aisle. Mid C19 three-light east window with Kentish tracery; north side of
chancel has late C13 two-light window with mid C19 cusped heads and C15
two-light square-headed window; south side of chancel has mid C19 two-light
window in late C13 style. South vestry, aisle, and late C19 two-storey tower to
west with crenellated parapet, have one-light windows with cusped heads and
buttresses. Mid C19 clerestorey windows. North side of nave has similar mid C19
one-light window, late C15/early C16 three-light arch-headed window, C13
one-light window, mid C19 two-light window to west and offset buttresses. West
gable has mid C19 three-light French Gothic window over pointed moulded doorway
to plank door with decorative iron hinges, and C13 stoup to south. Moulded
kneelers to gabled roof. Interior: Chancel has aid C19 roof, late C13 pointed
moulded blocked doorway to vestry. Late C13 double-chamfered chancel arch on
engaged columns with bell capitals; 3-bay oak screen of 1905 with traceried
heads. Nave has mid C19 roof and mid C19 pulpit and tester, C13 circular font
and late C13 three-bay south arcade with double-chamfered arches and additional
mid C19 west bay. South aisle has mid C19 roof and arches to east and west.
Stained glass: Late C19 and C20; C15 stained glass in late C15/early C16 window
in north wall of nave.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p,131; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.226).
Listing NGR: SU3807888253
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