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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Wheatfield, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.688 / 51°41'16"N

Longitude: -1.0052 / 1°0'18"W

OS Eastings: 468867

OS Northings: 199275

OS Grid: SU688992

Mapcode National: GBR B1K.4PJ

Mapcode Global: VHDVM.JTGV

Plus Code: 9C3WMXQV+6W

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249150

Location: Wheatfield, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Wheatfield

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wheatfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Church. C14, restored and remodelled c.1730 for the Rudge family. Render, on
stone rubble, with stone dressings; old plain-tile roof; wood bellcote to ridge.
3-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, and west porch. Porch has 8-panel door with moulded
stone eared architrave surround with pulvinated frieze and triangular pediment,
the cornice of which forms string-course round the porch. C14 blocked doorways
with 2-centre arched heads to both sides of nave. 2 round-headed C18 windows to
nave with leaded-lights. C18 round-headed window to chancel. Battlemented
parapet to nave and chancel and end gables. Rear: 2 round-headed C18 windows to
nave with leaded lights. C18 round-headed window to chancel. East end: Venetian
window with leaded lights. West end: round-headed C18 window above porch.
Interior: C14 three-bay king-post roof to nave; plaster vault to chancel. Early
C18 fittings include altar table; altar rail; box pews, family pew with frieze
of pierced scroll work; pulpit, with tester; reading desk; and stone font on
vase-baluster. Monument to John Rudge c.1730 by P. Scheemakers of pedimented
Corinthian frame on brackets, surmounted by reclining cherubs and urn. West
window has C18 armorial stained glass. East window by Morris and Co. c.1898.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.836-7; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire,
Vol.VIII, 1964, p.272-3).

Listing NGR: SU6886399273

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