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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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

List entry Number: 1047275

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, RADCLIFFE SQUARE

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireOxfordDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 245482

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612/9/349 HIGH STREET 12-JAN-54 (North side) CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN RADCLIFFE SQUARE CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

GV I

Parish church. (RCHM 34) North tower, circa 1280, with spire circa 1315 (repaired 1808 and 1850; in 1495-6 it was partially rebuilt and pinnacles restored by Sir T G Jackson, mainly in Clipsham stone; all the statues but one renewed by Sir George Frampton). The Congregation House, with Library in upper storey, circa l320. North Chapel, on West of tower, circa 1328. Chancel rebuilt 1463. Nave and aisles rebuilt, circa 1490. Choir vestry, late C16. South porch, 1637 to design of Nicholas Stone, John Jackson being the mason; repaired 1865. Vestry C17. Church restored by Scott in 1861, including refacing. Exterior of South aisle was patched in synthetic stone in 1939. Notable fittings include stall work, sedilia and many monuments. The Univisity Church. Of historic importance for its connections with the Oxford Movement. J H Newman was Vicar of St Mary's from 1828 to his retirement in 1843. Also the scene of Thomas Cranmer's trial and recantation in 1555.

All the listed buildings on the North Side form a group.



Listing NGR: SP5160806271

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National Grid Reference: SP 51610 06274

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