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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- Go Historic ID
- 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 →
A Weekend of English Abbeys and ChurchesPosted May 8, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Graduate School in Oxford
We had a very nice weekend trip for the May Bank Holiday. We saw some new things and got lots of photos for my website, but also relaxed and took it pretty easy (comparatively). We also stayed flexible, which was unusual - we chose a general direction and found a couple sights to aim for, then left it open from there.…
- The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. November 30, 2011. Web.