History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Henley Cemetery Nonconformist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Bix and Assendon, Oxfordshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.5542 / 51°33'15"N

Longitude: -0.9279 / 0°55'40"W

OS Eastings: 474428

OS Northings: 184468

OS Grid: SU744844

Mapcode National: GBR C4K.D8B

Mapcode Global: VHDWF.V6TD

Plus Code: 9C3XH33C+MV

Entry Name: Henley Cemetery Nonconformist Chapel

Listing Date: 12 July 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268399

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461864

Location: Bix and Assendon, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Bix and Assendon

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bix

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

Tagged with: Chapel

Find accommodation in
Henley on Thames



(South side)
Lower Assendon
Henley Cemetery Nonconformist


Nonconformist cemetery chapel, 1868

MATERIALS: Knapped flint with freestone dressings and clay tile roof.

PLAN: Nave and short chancel with north entrance porch

EXTERIOR: Steeply pitched roofs with bands of shaped tiles, crested ridge-tiles and stone coping to gable ends with finials and corbelled kneelers. Remains of dismantled bell-cote over east end of nave. Shallow buttresses with multiple off-sets. Stone plinth-course and string-course at base of windows. Two-light east window and three-light west windows have Geometric Decorated tracery; windows to north and south are small cusped lancets. Pointed-arched north and south doorways, the doors having ornate wrought-iron hinges.

INTERIORS: Simple rendered chamfered chancel arch. Scissor-braced roof. Fixtures and fittings removed.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION: The Nonconformist chapel at Fairmile Cemetery, built in 1868, is listed for the following principal reasons:
* Architectural interest: the building is handsomely built, well detailed and comparatively unaltered.
* Group value: it forms a pair with the neighbouring Anglican chapel, and the two form the centrepiece to an intact Victorian cemetery landscape.
Listing NGR: SU7442884468

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.