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Church of St Nicholas and St Swithin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hardwick-with-Yelford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.74 / 51°44'23"N

Longitude: -1.4818 / 1°28'54"W

OS Eastings: 435876

OS Northings: 204709

OS Grid: SP358047

Mapcode National: GBR 6W5.XWM

Mapcode Global: VHC08.8JGH

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas and St Swithin

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252290

Location: Hardwick-with-Yelford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Hardwick-with-Yelford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Yelford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

10/206 Church of St. Nicholas and St.
12/09/55 Swithin


Church. c.1500. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings;
roughcast nave walls; stone-coped gabled stone slate roof. Chancel and nave with
porch. Label mould over late C15 two-light hollow-chamfered round-headed east
window; two similar windows to south and a similar one-light window to north.
Nave has 2 tiny rood lights in east gable; similar one-light window to north and
2-light window to south. Gabled south porch: moulded bargeboard; east wall has
reset C11/early C12 carving with beaded arcs; label mould over hollow-chamfered
round-arched doorway; C15 studded door with fittings set in 4-centred moulded
doorway. West end has similar late C15 two-light window and two paired C13
lancets; late C19 bellcote. Interior: 2 pedestals for statues and square recess
with piscina; late C15 chancel screen with traceried heads to open panels; late
C15 octagonal font with blank shields and early C18 cover. Late C15 three-bay
tie-beam roof to nave has moulded and quartered beams and hollow-chamfered
joists; similar beams to porch roof. A small parish church adjoining a moat and
set in the grounds of Yelford Manor (q.v.).
(National Monuments Record; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.869).

Listing NGR: SP3587604709

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