Church of St Mary Black Bourton, England 12th-13th C
This charming village parish church is well worth a visit for its Norman architecture and faded 13th-century murals of biblical scenes and saints.
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- Go Historic ID
- Black Bourton ChurchChurch of St MaryBlack Bourton Parish ChurchBlack Bourton St MaryChurch of St Mary the VirginChurch of St. Mary the VirginSt. Mary's Church
- 51.736059° N, 1.586441° W
- Black BourtonOX18 2PQ
- (0)1993 842028
Listed Building Description“The National Heritage List for England,” English HeritageNovember 30, 2011Reprinted with permission on June 2, 2012.
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. continue reading →
Bampton and Black BourtonPosted March 15, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Graduate School in Oxford
On Sunday we drove out to two nearby Oxfordshire villages to check out their old parish churches. This is actually a somewhat common hobby around these parts and is known as "church crawling" - much more fun than pub crawling, in my opinion. And you remember more of it, I imagine. Bampton First up was Bampton, full…
- The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. November 30, 2011. Web.