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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Hardwick with Tusmore, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9617 / 51°57'42"N

Longitude: -1.1615 / 1°9'41"W

OS Eastings: 457710

OS Northings: 229576

OS Grid: SP577295

Mapcode National: GBR 8WK.TDR

Mapcode Global: VHCWQ.TYBK

Plus Code: 9C3WXR6Q+MC

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243624

Location: Hardwick with Tusmore, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX27

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Hardwick with Tusmore

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cottisford and Hardwick-cum-Tusmore

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP5729 (South side)
16/31 Church of St. Mary


Church. C13 chancel and chancel arch. Rest of church almost entirelv rebuilt in
1878 to designs of G.G. Scott junior. South aisle and south porch added at this
time. Re-used C13 north and south doorways and large Perpendicular west window.
Coursed limestone and squared coursed limestone steeply pitched stone slate roof
laid to diminishing courses. Aisled nave, chancel, south porch. 3-window range.
Chancel has 3-light reticulated window on east. On north a pointed arched
priest's door and 2-light Decorated window on south a 2-light similar window and
a trefoiled lancet. South aisle has 2-light Decorated style C19 windows and
gabled C19 porch. 3-light C19 west window. Pointed arched south doorway with
hood mould and label stops. 3-light Perpendicular west window. Nave has a
pointed arched north doorway with C19 door and a 2-light Decorated window.
Buttresses on north. Stone coped gables. Bellcote on west. Interior. 3 bay south
arcade of C19 restoration. C19 and C20 fixtures and fittings. Inscriptions to
Captain Francis Hereman, d.1687; Ralph Hatton, d.1694 and Mary 1717; Ann wife of
Nicholas Saers, d.1721; Samuel Todey, d.1721; C18 memorials to members of
Freeman family; Brass to Henry Howard, 2nd Earl of Effingham, d.1889; East
window has mid C14 tracery lights with St. John the Baptist and Christ in
Majesty by Clayton and Bell. West window by Burlinson and Grylls with 2 inserted
late C15/early C16 panels of the Crucifixion and Christ in Judgement.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, pp632-3; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI,

Listing NGR: SP5771029576

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