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Church of the Holy Rood

A Grade II Listed Building in Cuxham with Easington, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6517 / 51°39'6"N

Longitude: -1.0376 / 1°2'15"W

OS Eastings: 466680

OS Northings: 195204

OS Grid: SU666952

Mapcode National: GBR B1X.GHF

Mapcode Global: VHCYB.YRV5

Plus Code: 9C3WMX26+MX

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Rood

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248929

ID on this website: 101059751

Location: Holy Rood Church, Cuxham, South Oxfordshire, OX49

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Cuxham with Easington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cuxham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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12/83 Church of the Holy Rood


Church. Early C12, early C14 and mid C18 alterations; chancel rebuilt 1895 by
C.C. Rolfe. Coursed chalk rubble, limestone ashlar dressings; chancel of coursed
and dressed limestone; gabled late C19 tile roof, except old tiles on part of
nave roof and pyramidal old tile tower roof. Chancel, nave and west tower. Hood
moulds over 3 ogee-headed east lights; north vestry has chamfered light and
pointed chamfered doorway; 3-light south window. Nave has early C14 two-light
ogee-headed windows and two C18 memorial tablets to north, and 2 mid C18 2-light
round-arched brick-mullioned windows to south. West tower has string-course,
round-headed lancets and rebuilt early C12 doorway, with rebuilt arch, interlace
capitals set on spiral-fluted jamb shafts and stones at base of jambs with
scrolled carvings: C18 studded door. Rebuilt round-arched west doorway has some
early C12 billet-carved voussoirs: late C19 double-leaf doors. Interior: chancel
of 1895 has sedilia, piscina and pointed chancel arch. Nave has C17 panelled
pulpit reset on late C19 base and 13 rows of early C18 pews, with bolection
panelled rear of south wall. Floor tablet inscribed M.B./1688, and brass to John
Gregory, d.1501, with 2 wives and children; late C19 font; early C19 wall
monument in memory of Mary Gregory, d. 1688, and two C19 wall tablets. C18
two-tier 4-bay queen-post roof with curved arch braces.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, pp.567-8).

Listing NGR: SU6667895206

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