Church of St Mary

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
661657
Names
Church of St Mary
Coordinates
51.8115370° N, 1.4009850° W
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Listed on
Grade II* listed building
listed building (England)
Categories
church
parish church
Affiliations
Christianity
Church of England

Location Map

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Timeline

1 Sep 1973

Church of St Mary designated a Grade II* listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Church of St Mary is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1367941
Grade
II*
Name
CHURCH OF ST MARY
Location
CHURCH OF ST MARY, WROSLYN ROAD
Parish
Freeland
District
West Oxfordshire
County
Oxfordshire
Grid Reference
SP 41392 12714

FREELAND SP 41 SW WROSLYN ROAD 10/89 (West side) 01/09/73 Church of St. Mary GV II The Grade shall be amended to read II * (star)

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FREELAND WROSLYN ROAD SP41SW (West side) 10/89 Church of St. Mary 01/09/73 GV II Church. 1869, by J.L. Pearson. Squared and coursed limestone; old plain-tile roof with crested ridge. Nave and apsidal chancel with north tower. Early English style. Buttresses. Pointed lancets to chancel. Nave has 2-light plate-tracery windows; 2-storey south porch has statue of Virgin and Child set in niche flanked by lancet, above pointed moulded doorway with wrought-iron hinges. 3-light west window of graduated lancets. North-east tower has saddleback roof and billeted hood moulds over pointed belfry windows with engaged shafts. Interior: reredos has crucifixion and angels added by Pearson. Piscina and sedilia; studded door set in pointed moulded archway to vestry. Apsidal vault and 2-bay quadripartite chancel vault has springers set on pink marble shafts with bell capitals. Chancel is decorated with C13 style wallpaintings, with pink and red grisaille, of the Transfiguration and Passion. Pink and red diapering to dado and mouldings. Gothic-style wrought-iron chancel screen painted in black and gilt. Nave has 5-bay boarded roof; similar grisaille painted scenes from the Life of Christ to font and pulpit, the former with wrought-iron canopy. Quadripartite vault in porch. Plank door set in pointed arched doorway to passage leading to The Old Parsonage (q...

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Bibliography

  1. “CHURCH OF ST MARY.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1367941>