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Latitude: 51.6789 / 51°40'43"N
Longitude: -1.3061 / 1°18'21"W
OS Eastings: 448077
OS Northings: 198016
OS Grid: SU480980
Mapcode National: GBR 7YJ.LM9
Mapcode Global: VHCY6.92X9
Plus Code: 9C3WMMHV+GH
Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene
Listing Date: 9 February 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1368610
English Heritage Legacy ID: 249805
Location: St. Helen Without, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: St Helen Without
Built-Up Area: Abingdon
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Shippon
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
ST.HELEN WITHOUT BARROW ROAD
SU49NE (South side)
8/128 Church of St. Mary Magdalene
Church. 1855, by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Coursed and dressed limestone; gabled
stone-coped old tile roof. Nave with north porch and chancel with vestry. Gothic
Revival in late geometrical style. 3-light east window flanked by offset
buttresses. 2-bay chancel and 4-bay nave have hood moulds with head-stops over
mainly 2-light windows: priest's door to centre of south chancel wall, and plain
door to vestry. Timber-framed north porch: moulded pointed doorway frames mid
C19 double-leaf doors. East gable of nave surmounted by belfry:
French-Gothic-style crocketed spire with trefoiled lights and spandrels.
Interior: encaustic tile floor to sanctuary. Gothic style communion rail and
pews with carved bench ends. Chancel arch has ballflower-carved corbels. Plain
stone pulpit, and octagonal stone font inscribed "suffer little children to come
unto me". Waggon roof to chancel : 4-bay nave roof with curved principals and
steeply-cambered collars giving cruck effect. Stained glass: mid C19 east
window, and stained glass in heads of 3 windows. C20 memorial windows.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.216).
Listing NGR: SU4807798016
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