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This church has a handsome tower, and is situated right in the heart of the village among the shops, pubs and near the hotel. The Patronal statues on the tower date from 1684. The nave and chancel are 13th century.
Once there was a spire to rival nearby Bloxham, but it collapsed in 1634.The present tower has eight beflagged pinnacles, with heavy buttresses on each corner.
The clerestory window over the chancel arch, and the clerestory in the chancel demonstrate well the Perpendicular passion for letting in light.
There is an interesting Arts and Crafts east window in the north aisle, and a rather dark east window in the chancel by Kempe.
We are told that the original bells do not survive because they were turned into cannon by order of Charles I who saw them lying on the ground.
2017/2018 | £1500