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Church of St Mary

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

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Latitude: 51.7537 / 51°45'13"N

Longitude: -1.4602 / 1°27'36"W

OS Eastings: 437356

OS Northings: 206244

OS Grid: SP373062

Mapcode National: GBR 6W6.3MS

Mapcode Global: VHC08.M5XZ

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252280

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: Duklington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP3706 (West side)
19/196 Church of St. Mary


Church, now school chapel. Late C15, with earlier origins; restored 1874 by E.C.
Bruton who rebuilt north chancel wall and added north aisle, south porch and
extended chancel. Coursed limestone rubble, except 1874 work of dressed stone;
gabled C20 tile roof. Chancel, aisled nave and north-west tower. 3-light
plate-tracery east window. 2-bay chancel has offset corner and wall buttresses,
reset C15 doorway and late C15 two-light square-headed window to north; and C15
doorway with quatrefoil spandrels and two similar windows, one with restored
round-arched lights, to south. 3-bay north aisle has lancets; south wall of nave
has C15 offset buttress, 2-light square-headed window with round-arched lights,
and C15 hollow-chamfered doorway with ancient studded and ribbed door; late C19
south porch. Hood mould over late C15 three-light west window with round-arched
lights. Tower has clasping buttresses and late C15/early C16 round-arched
lights, and C13 paired lancets to west; late C19 roughcast bell-stage. Interior:
quatrefoil piscina to south, and round-arched recess with medieval credence
shelf; C18 communion rail with twisted balusters. Nave has C17 parish chest;
late C17 polygonal pulpit with cartouches surrounded by sphinxes, fruit and
flowers; and very fine early/mid C12 Norman font with beaded interlacing arcs,
plain and twisted pilasters, and rosette and shell medallions. Stained glass:
east window by Usher and Kelly, 1874. Church mentioned in charter of 957. On
deserted medieval village site.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.633).

Listing NGR: SP3735606244

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