St Barnabas Jericho, Oxford - East end
Church of St Barnabas, Oxford John Salmon
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1299646 view listed building data
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Church of St Barnabas
51.7579980° N, 1.2697040° W map · aerial
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SP 50502 06842
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Listed Building Description

Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.


I 1868-9 by Arthur Blomfield. Campanile 1872 (reroofed with a lower pitched roof 1893). Morning chapel (now Lady Chapel) and N aisle erected 1888-9.

MATERIALS: Rubble walls, cement rendered. Concrete used in parts, e.g. lintels and sills. Brick details for ornamental bands, arch heads and other details. Slate roofs. Copper roof to campanile. Lead roof to sanctuary.

PLAN: Clerestoried nave, five-bay N and S aisles, sanctuary with semi-circular apse, W end baptistry apse, NE Lady Chapel, SE war memorial chapel, SE campanile with vestry block off W side, SW porch with W and S doors.

EXTERIOR: The style is Italianate Romanesque, in complete contrast to the prevalent Gothic style of church-building in the 1860s. The other fundamental characteristic of the exterior is the use of cement rendering for the facing. This is decorated with narrow brick banding and polychrome red and brick arches to the openings... read more

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Church of St Barnabas, Oxford, England
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 6, 2022