Church of St Mary Chipping Norton, England 15th C
The 15th-century parish church in Oxfordshire is notable for its impressive Gothic nave, funded by the lucrative Cotswolds wool trade. It also has a unique hexagonal porch featuring Green Men.
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- Chipping Norton ChurchChipping Norton St MaryChurch of St MaryParish Church of St Mary the Virgin
- 51.943816° N, 1.547946° W
Listed Building Description“The National Heritage List for England,” English HeritageNovember 30, 2011Reprinted with permission on May 29, 2012.
CHIPPING NORTON SP 3027-3127 3/1 Church of St Mary 23.4.52 GV I C12 foundation of which only a few fragments survive in the W wall of the nave. C13 and C14 rebuilding visible in the chancel and aisles, nave of c.1485, a W tower of 1823 by John Hudson and the whole restored by E G Bruton in 1878. 4-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, inner N aisle and outer N aisle (Over Norton Aisle) both of 6 bays, former Lady Chapel to NE with vestry attached, S aisle of 4 bays, W tower, S porch, NW Dawkins family vault of 1800. Slate roofs through- out. These are repeated on the other facades. continue reading →
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- The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. November 30, 2011. Web.
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- October 8, 2013
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