History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Adwell, Oxfordshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.6907 / 51°41'26"N

Longitude: -0.9938 / 0°59'37"W

OS Eastings: 469645

OS Northings: 199581

OS Grid: SU696995

Mapcode National: GBR B1D.TTJ

Mapcode Global: VHDVM.QRGS

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249019

Location: Adwell, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Adwell

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Adwell

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

17/5 Church of St. Mary


Church. c.1865, incorporating some earlier features. By A.W. Blomfield for H.
Birch Reynardson. Knapped flint with stone dressings; old plain-tile roof; stone
bellcote; stone chimney stack to ridge of chancel chapel. 4-bay nave; chancel
with chancel chapels. Gothic Revival style. Porch to left of nave with re-set
Romanesque doorway of moulded round arch on columns; C19 plank door. 2-light
windows of reticulated tracery to nave. 2-light Y-tracery window to chancel
chapel. Rear: lancets to nave, except 2-light window of reticulated tracery to
right. 2-light Y-tracery window to chancel chapel. East end: 3-light
intersecting tracery window. West end: central buttress, supporting ornate stone
bellcote, with flanking lancets. Interior: scissor-braced roofs to chancel and
chapels; arch-braced collar-truss roof with king-posts to nave; Minton encaustic
tile reredos; sedilia with re-set Early English tracery; Gothick-style monument
to Frances Webb, c.1846 to north chancel chapel; effigy of knight holding his
heart, partly covered by shield, c.1300, to north wall of nave. C19 font on
cluster columns; east window by H. Hughes.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.419; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VIII,
1964, p.15).

Listing NGR: SU6964599581

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.