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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aston Tirrold, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5708 / 51°34'14"N

Longitude: -1.1977 / 1°11'51"W

OS Eastings: 455703

OS Northings: 186071

OS Grid: SU557860

Mapcode National: GBR 91B.J0G

Mapcode Global: VHCYN.6S66

Plus Code: 9C3WHRC2+8W

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 14 June 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 247900

Location: Aston Tirrold, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX11

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Aston Tirrold

Built-Up Area: Aston Tirrold

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aston Tirrold

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SU5586 (West side)
Church of St. Michael

Church. C11 doorway, C12 nave and chancel; early C13 rebuilding of chancel,
south transept and west tower added; C14 remodelling of transept and windows,
north aisle of 1863, and C19 restoration. Roughcast, probably on flint with
stone dressings; tower of random stone and unknapped flint with stone dressings;
old plain-tile roof; roof of tower not visible. 3-bay nave, chancel, south
transept, north aisle and west tower. Porch to left of centre with red brick
base; roughcast, probably on timber framing above. Re-sited C14 trefoil wood
tracery to interior right, C15 cusped and quatrefoil tracery to left. C19 ribbed
and studded door to flattened 2-centred archway. Round-topped doorway with
moulding to spring. Water-stoup to right. C15 two-light Y-tracery window to
right of nave. Transept with C19 two-light Y-tracery window to left return, C19
three-light Reticulated tracery window to front, 2 lancets to right return.
Paired lancet with round heads, round archway, roll-moulded mullions and damaged
hood-mould to left of chancel, 2-centre arched doorway to centre of chancel with
foliated caps to columns and damaged carved heads to ends of hood mould. C19
lancet window to right. Tower to left: clock face to centre, 2-light louvred
opening above. Battlemented parapet. 3-light Y-tracery window with ogee-shaped
top to east end of chancel, with carved faces to ends of hood mould. Single
lancet to rear of chancel. C19 organ bay has probably reset C15 paired cusped
lancet to east side. C19 lancet to north. 2 paired lancets to left of north
aisle. C19 lancet to right. Reset round-topped lancet to west end of aisle.
North side of tower; stair turret to left angle, angle buttress to right.
2-light louvred opening to bell-chamber. West side of tower: 3-light
Perpendicular window to centre with single-light window above. 2-light louvred
opening to bell-chamber. Interior: shell-carved piscina to right of chancel. C19
reredos and Perpendicular-style panelling. C19 stained glass to chancel windows.
C19 fling-post roof to chancel and transept. C19 two-centred chancel arch.
Tudor-arched stone doorway to left of chancel arch with tudor-arched stone niche
above. Possibly C12 cirular font on C19 octagonal shaped base.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.73-4; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.III,

Listing NGR: SU5570386071

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