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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Fernham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6252 / 51°37'30"N

Longitude: -1.5775 / 1°34'38"W

OS Eastings: 429346

OS Northings: 191903

OS Grid: SU293919

Mapcode National: GBR 5W8.40B

Mapcode Global: VHC0S.LDXZ

Plus Code: 9C3WJCGF+32

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250552

Location: Fernham, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Fernham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Longcot with Fernham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Church of St John

SU 29 SE 2/1


1861 by J H Hugall as recorded by Goodhart-Rendel. Squared and coursed rubble stone,
dressed stone quoins and copings with gabled stone tiled roofs. 3 bay nave, 2 bay
chancel, single w bellcote, S porch and N vestry. Early English details of 2 light
cusped windows with roundels above under pointed arches to the nave and plain cusped
lancets to the chancel. E window of 3 cusped lancets with quatrefoil and trefoils
above under pointed arch enclosed by a dripstone with uncut capitals. W front has
2 cusped lancets with quatrefoils above either side of a stepped buttress. S porch
with outer arch moulded and ending in tightly foliated capitals and inner of a single
moulded arch with uncut capitals.
Aisleless interior with open rafter roofs and a plainly moulded chancel arch on half
shafts with tightly foliated capitals.
1867 stained glassE window by Wailes and further stained glass in chancel S window
and nave S windows. Stone pulpit with coloured marble insets and octagonal font on
oloured marble piers both contemporary with the church.
St John's stands on an elevated site overlooking the village centre.

Listing NGR: SU2934691903

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