This charming village parish church is well worth a visit for its Norman architecture and faded 13th-century murals of biblical scenes and saints.

Facts & Stats on the Church of St Mary

Go Historic ID
318992
Names
Black Bourton Church
Church of St Mary
Black Bourton Parish Church
Black Bourton St Mary
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Church of St. Mary the Virgin
St. Mary's Church
Dates
12th-13th C

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Black Bourton
Black Bourton, England
OX18 2PQ
National Grid Reference
SP 28657 04231
Contact
(0)1993 842028

Essays on the Church of St Mary

Listed Building Description of the Church of St Mary

SP2804-2904 CARTERTON AND BLACK BOURTON BURFORD ROAD (West side) Black Bourton 10/154 Church of St. Mary the Virgin 12/09/55

GV I Church. Chancel is early C12 in origin, remodelled C13; nave and north aisle are late C12, the nave with early C16 clerestory, the aisle much rebuilt 1866; C13 north chapel; C14 south porch; early C16 west tower. Church was re-roofed 1847 and then much restored 1866 by E.G. Bruton. Fine series of C13 wall paintings revealed 1930's. Coursed rubble limestone, with stone slate roofs to chancel, porch and aisle, and lead roofs to nave and tower... view full text »

Source: The National Heritage List for England
Crown copyright. Reprinted under the Open Government License.

Resources for the Church of St Mary

  1. 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
Title
Church of St Mary - Black Bourton, England