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Latitude: 51.7828 / 51°46'58"N
Longitude: -1.2734 / 1°16'24"W
OS Eastings: 450218
OS Northings: 209601
OS Grid: SP502096
Mapcode National: GBR 7XD.2WB
Mapcode Global: VHCXM.WG44
Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Gregory and St Augustine
Listing Date: 21 January 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1230141
English Heritage Legacy ID: 405007
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2
Electoral Ward/Division: Wolvercote
Built-Up Area: Oxford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Wolvercote
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP50NW WOODSTOCK ROAD
612-0/24/10031 (East side)
Roman Catholic Church of St
Gregory and St Augustine
Private R.C. chapel. 1910-11, by Ernest Newton for Apsley Paddox, an adjacent house.
Rendered brick and Cumberland slate roof with gabled ends.
PLAN: Nave with gallery at west end over a narthex entered on the south side. Later in the
C20 a large extension, probably parish rooms, was built at the east end.
EXTERIOR: East gable-end has 4-light ground floor window and large 6-light gallery
window with segmental arch head with tile hoodmould and cill and with diamond shaped
brick ventilator and small stone cross on gable. 4-light north and south side windows. All
windows have leaded panes. On the west end of the south side porch with splayed ashlar
sides corbelled at top and supporting the canopy roof simple boarded double doors with
leaded lights. Wooden and lead-clad octagonal cupola on ridge near east end. Later C20
extension at east end.
INTERIOR: Remarkably complete with fine simple joinery. Plaster tunnel-vault ceiling
with moulded tie-beams and wall plate. Panelled and glazed screen under gallery at west end
with tall wooden balustrade above. At east end a baldachino with panels of Spanish leather
and carved wooden canopy. Wooden Communion rail and sedilia.
SOURCES: Newton, w.g., The work of Ernest Newton . Gray, A.S., Edwardian
Architecture, p.273. Buildings of England, p.332. Service, A., Edwardian Architecture, p.206.
Listing NGR: SP5021809601
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