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.
Royal Charter granted for the market in Thame, which is still held every Tuesday.
Construction of Thame Church begins at the direction of Robert Grossteste, Bishop of Lincoln.
Major restorations of Thame Church by J.O. Scott.
The churchwarden records the construction of the north transept. Based on style, the south transept has a similar date.
Choir stalls from Thame Abbey are brought to Thame Church following the Dissolution of the Monasteries.
Death of Lord Williams of Thame
Death of Lord Williams of Thame, whose fine tomb is one of the chief highlights of Thame Church.
Church of St Mary designated a Grade I listed building
The Church of St Mary in Thame, England, is designated a Grade I listed building.
- Article Title
- Church of St Mary (Thame, England)
- Short URL
- First Published
- October 8, 2013
- Last Updated
- April 11, 2015