List entry

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: CARFAX TOWER TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARTIN CARFAX

List entry Number: 1047353

Location

CARFAX TOWER, CARFAX
TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARTIN CARFAX, CARFAX

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: II

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1954

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 245370

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CARFAX 1. 1485 Tower of the Church of St Martin Carfax (Carfax Tower) SP 5106 SW 8/295 12.1.54. II 2. Church rebuilt in 1820-22 by John Ploman, except for west tower, and demolished 1896, again leaving the tower which is, probably C14 in origin; (probably with Saxon work also); it was restored in 1896 by Sir T G Jackson who added the buttresses and turret. The tower has a fine clock with animated figures striking the hours. (RCHM 33). Forms the Western terminal of the High Street.

Listing NGR: SP5130606178

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National Grid Reference: SP 51306 06178

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