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.

Facts & Stats on the Church of St Mary

Go Historic ID
319011
Names
Chipping Norton Church
Chipping Norton St Mary
Church of St Mary
Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin
Dates
15th C

Visitor & Contact Information

National Grid Reference
SP 31171 27350

Essays on the Church of St Mary

Listed Building Description of the Church of St Mary

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... view full text »

Source: The National Heritage List for England
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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 5, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Church of St Mary - Chipping Norton, England