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Church of St Luke

A Grade II Listed Building in Garford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6638 / 51°39'49"N

Longitude: -1.3807 / 1°22'50"W

OS Eastings: 442929

OS Northings: 196298

OS Grid: SU429962

Mapcode National: GBR 7YL.RQ7

Mapcode Global: VHCY5.0FXV

Entry Name: Church of St Luke

Listing Date: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249578

Location: Garford, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Garford

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Marcham with Garford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

17/80 Church of St. Luke

- II

Church. C13, rebuilt 1880 by Edwin Dolby of Abingdon. Coursed limestone rubble,
ashlar dressings; gabled C19 tile roof. Nave with north aisle, and chancel with
north chapel. 4 bays. Roof of east gable wall raised to higher pitch in 1880:
C13 double-lancet window to chancel, and late C19 trefoil-headed window to north
chapel. North wall has 3 late C19 three-light windows, with buttress to east and
pointed chamfered doorway to west. South wall has C16 three-light mullioned
window much restored c.1880, C15 two-light ogee-headed window and 2 similar 1880
windows: gabled timber porch of 1880, C13 pointed roll-moulded doorway to partly
ancient door restored 1880. West gable wall has buttress and C13 lancet: timber
belfry with hipped old tile roof. Interior: reredos with crucifixion scene.
Candelabra hangs from crenellated tie beam of late C19 two-bay roof with moulded
beams; late C19 tile floor, benches, altar rail and piscina. Late C19 arch to
north chapel. Chancel screen has sixteen C15 open-traceried panels along
cornice. Nave: late C19 benches, pulpit and lectern: wrought-iron hour-glass
holder. Late C19 arch-braced roof and 4-bay north arcade with coloured shafts to
column, and fine octagonal pulpit with foliate panels and blink marble shafts.
North aisle has fine candelabra. Painting of church before 1880 restoration
hangs next to south door in nave.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, p.359; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.146; National
Monuments Record)..

Listing NGR: SU4292996298

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