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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: 1180822



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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireSouth OxfordshireDistrict AuthorityCheckendon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1959

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 247052

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CHECKENDON SU68SE 5/32 09/02/59 Church of St. Peter and St. Paul GV I

Church. C12 nave, chancel and apse; C15 west tower and south porch. Coursed flint with stone dressing; plain tile roof to chancel and apse (roof of nave not visible). 2 bay nave, 2 bay chancel, and apse. Porch to left of centre of nave; 2-centre archway; Perpendicular 2-light windows to each return of porch. Romanesque doorway to nave; round arch supported on columns with decorated capitals. Restored tympanum. Studded door. Perpendicular 3-light window to left of porch and 3-light panel tracery window to right. Perpendicular 2-light window to left of chancel; door to centre with 4-centred arch to top. Romanesque past window to apse: 2-light window to left. Interior: Romanesque nave and chancel arches supported on columns with richly carved capitals. C13 wall paintings to apse: a procession of apostles. C15 brasses to chancel floor. C15 roof to nave with carved bosses where ribs intersect. C16 font. Collection of funerary monuments in chancel. Sculpture by Eric Kennington to blocked north door of nave. Window by Laurence Whistler. (Buildings of England : Oxfordshire, pp.533-4).

Listing NGR: SU6631683041

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 533-534

National Grid Reference: SU 66322 83040


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