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Church of St Oswald

A Grade II* Listed Building in Swinbrook and Widford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8068 / 51°48'24"N

Longitude: -1.6048 / 1°36'17"W

OS Eastings: 427341

OS Northings: 212090

OS Grid: SP273120

Mapcode National: GBR 5SX.P2R

Mapcode Global: VHBZT.4VF9

Entry Name: Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 21 August 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253702

Location: Swinbrook and Widford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Swinbrook and Widford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Asthall with Swinbrook and Widford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

13/144 Church of St. Oswald
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as Church of
St. Oswald of Widford)
- II*

Church. Built on site of Roman villa; C13 nave and chancel, restored c.1904.
Uncoursed stone rubble; stone slate roof; stone bellcote between chancel and
nave. 3-bay nave, and 2-bay chancel. South side: 4-centre-arched doorway to
centre of nave with plank door. Trefoiled lancets to left and right of nave.
Trefoiled lancets with hood moulds to left and right of chancel. North side:
blocked round-arched doorway to centre of nave, 2-light stone mullion window to
left of nave. Trefoiled lancet to right of chancel. West end: 3-light stone
mullion and transom window. East end: 3-light Reticulated-tracery window.
Interior: chancel collar-truss roof. Medieval wall paintings. Piscina to right
of altar. C17 communion rail with flat wood balusters and moulded wood rail.
Fragments of Roman mosaic flooring to left and right of chancel floor, below
level of floor. Nave: 3-bay collar-truss roof. Medieval wall paintings. C18 box
pews. Hexagonal wood pulpit with tracery panels probably made from C15 screen.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1979, p841)

Listing NGR: SP2734112090

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