St Nicholas


  • Church Hill
  • Tackley
  • OX5 3AE


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  • Main Description

    Grade II* listed.
    C11 origins. Building materials consist of limestone rubble, coursed rubble and coursed stone.
    Features include a C13 tower, north transept, porch, two-bay chancel and three-bay nave with south aisle. Roofs are shallow pitched and of lead with ashlar and gabled parapets. The church is in a cruciform plan.
    Windows date from C13 to C15 and feature three original lancets with stone mouldings. The remainder feature a variety of 'y' tracery and panel tracery. There is a C15 three-light Perpendicular window in the north wall and a four-light Perpendicular window in the south wall.
    The porch is of interest and features an Early English style doorway with various stone mouldings.

    Plastered walls with a C15 piscina on an octagonal shaft at the south-east window. The north wall includes three Tudor arches that vary in width.
    Most of the interior roofing is C19 with chamfered tie beams and braces.
    The font is C13

Church Grants

modification of heating system

2011/2012 | £2000

replacement of stolen lead roof with coated steel

2012/2013 | £2000

restoration work; WC, servery and creche

2010/2011 | £4000