Thame Church is a parish church in Oxfordshire built mostly in the early 13th century. Surprisingly large and impressive for the modest size of its village, it has a number of interesting features, including a wall painting, tombs, monuments, gargoyles and carved corbels.

Facts & Stats on the Church of St Mary

Go Historic ID
Thame Church
Church of St Mary
c. 1220-60

Visitor & Contact Information

Church Road
Thame, England
National Grid Reference
SP 70385 06318
0184421 3491

Essays on the Church of St Mary

Listed Building Description of the Church of St Mary

THAME CHURCH ROAD SP7006SW (East side) 8/29 Church of Saint Mary 24/04/51 (Formerly listed as St. Mary's 8 Church)


Church. Early C13 chancel, nave, transepts, and tower. C14 widening of aisles, south porch; late C14 clerestory and upper stages to tower; mid C15 reconstruction of north and south transepts; restoration of c.1889 by J.O. Scott. Squared coursed stone with ashlar stone dressings; lead roofs to aisles, roofs of nave, chancel, transept and tower not visible; various stone stacks... view full text »

Source: The National Heritage List for England
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Resources for the Church of St Mary

  1. Buildings of England: Oxfordshire
  2. Official Website of Church of St Mary Official website.
  3. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Church of St Mary - Thame, England