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Latitude: 51.6108 / 51°36'38"N
Longitude: -1.6466 / 1°38'47"W
OS Eastings: 424565
OS Northings: 190273
OS Grid: SU245902
Mapcode National: GBR 5W5.Y8S
Mapcode Global: VHC0R.DSV1
Plus Code: 9C3WJ963+88
Entry Name: Church of St Thomas
Listing Date: 21 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183317
English Heritage Legacy ID: 250621
Location: Watchfield, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN6
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Watchfield
Built-Up Area: Watchfield
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Shrivenham with Watchfield and Bourton
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
1. WATCHFIELD HIGH STREET
Church of St Thomas
SU 29 SW 1/70 21.11.66.
1857-8 by G E Street in a plain Gothic style. Rubble stone with dressed stone
buttresses, copings and openings and gabled stone tiled roof. 3 bay nave, 1 bay
chancel, N aisle, W bellcote. 2 light simple cusped pointed windows on N side of
nave, 2 windows of 3 stepped cusped lights under pointed arches on the S side.
Chancel windows of 2 lights with cusped 'y' tracery. The roadside W front has an
elaborate interplay of buttressing which includes a central buttress that changes in
direction 6 times before it reaches the bellcote. W porch to the left hand with a
chamfered arch dying into its imposts. Plain doorway arch and plank door with thin
In an otherwise plain interior the N aisle has deeply undercut capitals of almost
perpendicular style and deeply splayed windows with eyebrow dripstones. Open rafter
roof with scissor beams and simple cusping, Transitional style font with nebule
enrichment, fine cothick candelabra and an 1860 stained glass E window.
Listing NGR: SU2456590273
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