Originally a Saxon minster, this large parish church dates mainly from the late 13th century but retains some earlier elements. It has an attractive 13th-century spire and some notable interior decorations. The church is currently starring in the British television series Downton Abbey.

Facts & Stats on the Church of St Mary

Go Historic ID
Bampton Church
Bampton Parish Church
Bampton-in-the-Bush Church
Church of St Mary
c. 1270-1350

Visitor & Contact Information

Church View
Bampton, England
OX18 2LW
National Grid Reference
SP 31262 03325

Resources for the Church of St Mary

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

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 5, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Church of St Mary - Bampton, England