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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1200134



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Upton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250031

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UPTON CHURCH STREET SU58NW (East side) 4/168 Church of Saint Mary 24/11/66 - II* Church. Probably C12; restored 1885, including flint facing; early C20 porch and vestry. Coursed squared knapped flint to nave with stone quoins; unknapped flint to chancel; old plain-tile roof to nave; C19 plain-tile roof to chancel; C19 wood bell-cote with wood-shingle pyramidal roof to left. 4 and a half-bay nave with chancel plan. Plank door to centre of nave with Romanesque round-arched doorway having zig-zag moulding. C20 timer-framed gabled porch. Lancet to left. C19 three-light stone mullion window to right with ogee-shaped heads to lights. Trefoil-topped paired lancet to left of chancel. Romanesque lancet to right of chancel. C19 three-lancet window to east end of chancel. Rear: lancets to chancel and nave. Lean-to vestry to right. Interior: C19 braced collar-truss roof to channel. C19 altar rail, choir stalls, and encaustic tiles to floor. Romanesque round chancel arch with dog-tooth moulding to imposts. Nave: C15 queen-strut roof with 2 rows of wind braces; Romanesque round stone font on C19 base. Round-arched doorway to vestry. (Buildings of England: Berkshire: 1975, p247; St. Mary's Church, Upton by M. Chitty, 1984)

Listing NGR: SU5148987002

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Chitty, M , St Mary's Church Upton, (1984)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 247

National Grid Reference: SU 51489 87002


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