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Cowley : St James


Cropredy : Methodist Chapel

The Methodist Chapel was built in 1881 following the Wesley revival and remains a focal point of Village affairs.

Cropredy : St Mary Virgin

Cropredy’s great treasure is the very rare pre-Reformation Brass Lectern in the form of an eagle. St Mary’s was largely rebuilt in the first half of the 14th century in typical Decorated style with tall and elegant arcades in both aisles.

Crowell : Nativity of The Blessed Virgin Mary


Crowmarsh : St Mary Magdalene


Cuddesdon : All Saints

The present church in was built in about 1180 over the foundations of an earlier 12th-century church. It originally had only a single nave; the side aisles were added in 1240. The 14th century saw the roofs of the aisles raised and the addition of the south porch The chancel was rebuilt in the late 14th century and maybe again about 1500.
After the Dissolution of the Monasteries (1538-41), the church was no longer under the care of Abingdon Abbey and began to fall into decay. It was rescued around 1630, when a local builder supervised repairs to the upper part of the tower, the south wall of the south transept, the nave roof, and the pews.

Cuddesdon : Ripon College Chapel

Founded in 1853 by Samuel Wilberforce this is an educational establishment.

Cuddeson : Bishop Edward King Chapel

Ripon College is home to the Bishop Edward King Chapel. Generously funded by the Sisters of the Communities of St John The Baptist and the Good Shepherd, who moved from Begbroke Priory to live in the College community.

Culham : St Paul

St Paul’s Church is situated at the end of the village green, opposite the Manor House and gardens. It has a long history and was closely linked in medieval times to Abingdon Abbey. The oldest part of the present church is the tower, built in 1710. Substantial rebuilding of the nave and chancel took place in the 19th century.

Cumnor : St Michael


Cumnor : United Reformed Church


Curbridge : St John the Baptist

An early 20th century building. It has remarkable green painted pews and red, black and white decoration against a background of whitewashed walls.

Cuxham : Holy Rood


Dean Court : St Andrews

Dean Court

Deddington : St Peter and St Paul

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.

Denchworth : St James


Didcot : All Saints

The Church is on a site of religious significance, the highest place on the
ridge. A 1200 year old yew tree is close to it. This was the heart of a
Saxon settlement, maybe with a wooden church. The foundations of our
church were laid in 1160.

Didcot : Baptist Church

Didcot Baptist Church as a group of people was founded in 1934 and the building was built and opened on 20 October 1938. The building has been extended in several stages and currently has two associated community halls, teaching rooms, with connecting corridors. The main worship area was turned through 90 degrees during one of these extension projects.

Didcot : English Martyrs

We are a Roman Catholic community based at the English Martyrs Church in Didcot, maintaining a close relationship with our sister community in Wallingford.

Didcot : Methodist Church

Didcot Methodist Church dates from 1903 on land given by Lady
Wantage for the sum of one shilling. It is the only church in the centre of
town up a slight bank overlooking Broadway and the main shopping area.
The church has strong links to the local Churches Together and other
organisations in the local community.

Didcot : St Peter

A rapid expansion of Didcot began in the mid-1840s following the arrival of the railway. The new settlement of New Town began in the mid-1860s, later becoming North Hagbourne and eventually Northbourne. Building of a new church began in 1889, funded by GWR shareholders, and it was dedicated for worship in 1890 and given the name of St Peter’s.

Dorchester : Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul

One of the earliest Christian sites in Britain – has been a centre of Christianity since A.D. 634, when St Birinus began a mission to Wessex. The imposing church is all that remains of an Augustinian abbey, founded in 1140. It was enlarged in the 13th and 14th centuries and restored in the I9th. It has good medieval stained glass, a remarkable Jesse window, and a rare lead font.

Dorchester : St Birinus

Grade II* listed. This was one of the first churches to be built after the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829

Drayton : Baptist

Drayton, Abingdon
This is one of the oldest Baptist churches in the country. The current building dates to 1834.

Drayton : Baptist Church

A Baptist chapel was built in 1834 and is now Drayton Baptist Church

Drayton : St Peter

The parish church of Saint Peter was in existence by 1223. St Peter’s is a Grade II* listed building.

Drayton : St Peter

Drayton, Abingdon
The oldest parts of of Saint Peter’s church are Norman, built about 1200. It is a Grade II* listed building.

Drayton St Leonard : St Leonard and St Catherine

Drayton St Leonard

Dry Sandford : St Helens

Dry Sandford

Ducklington : Baptist Church

The Chapel was built in 1868.

Ducklington : St Bartholomew

12th Century Church with 13th and 15th Century addtions. Some very fine windows. Unique North aisle. A good example of an open cantilever roof. The North Aisle, remodelled in the 14th Century in the Decorated style, is the showpiece of the church

Duns Tew : St Mary Magdalene

Duns Tew

Dunsden : All Saints

Set in open fields, this attractive small church of silver grey brick with stone dressings was built in 1842 by J. Turner, with the chancel added in 1872 by his son J.G. Turner. The poet Wilfred Owen’s parents are buried in the churchyard.

Easington : St Peter


East Challow : St Nicholas

East Challow
The Nave and Chancel originate from the 13th century although reconstructed a number of times, most recently in 1858. Highlights are a partially restored 13th century window on the north side of the Sanctuary.

East Hagbourne : St Andrew

East Hagbourne
Very fine late Mediaeval parish church

East Hendred : St Amand

East Hendred

East Hendred : St Augustine of Canterbury

East Hendred

East Hendred : St Mary

East Hendred

East Lockinge : All Saints

East Lockinge
Grade II* listed.

C12 origins. Building materials consist of squared coursed stone, roughcast, stone rubble to the chancel and a stone slate roof.

Central features include a C12 nave, C13 chancel, south aisle and a C16 tower.

Windows vary in style, with a combination of two and three light designs with examples of ‘Y’ tracery.

Other features of interest include a battlemented parapet and C19 fenestration in the nave and south aisle.

Eaton Hastings : St Michael and All Angels

Eaton Hastings

Elsfield : St Thomas of Canterbury


Enstone : St Kenelm

A substantial well maintained and architecturally interesting Grade 2* medieval building on a saxon site partly restored by George Street in the 19th Century.

The first building must have existed before 830 AD and some small Saxon remains can still be seen. The main Norman building was the nave and South doorway; the North aisle is early English and the South aisle 14th Century; tower, chancel, clerestory and porch are all of the Perpendicular period i.e. 15th Century. The Lady Chapel on the South side of the church is Tudor. There is a 16th Century priest’s chamber over the South porch. There are six bells. In 1856 there was a complete restoration under the well-known architect, George Edmund Street.

Epwell : St Anne

The building is 13th century with later windows and an unusual 14th century tower which also forms the porch.

Ewelme : St Mary The Virgin

The church, cloistered almshouses and school were built as a group about 1432 by the Earl (later Duke) and Countess of Suffolk. She was Alice Chaucer, granddaughter of the poet Geoffrey Chaucer: her magnificent canopied tomb, with alabaster effigy, lies beside the altar. Note the very tall font cover of 1475.

Eynsham : Baptist Church

The current building was completed in 1818 (although a small chapel in a converted barn existed in 1812). Originally there was a gallery at the rear of the church over the main doors, the windows had stone mullions and there were pews. At the front was a large central pulpit, before which was the baptismal pool. Although the pews and pulpit were removed in the latter part of the 20th century, the pool remains and is still used.The mullions in the windows and the gallery were removed in 1884 when the building became derelict.

Eynsham : St Leonard


Eynsham : St Peter


Faringdon : All Saints

A grand cruciform town church, mostly 12th and 13th century, which lost its spire in the Civil War. It has some exceptional stonework and some fine monuments, particularly those to the Unton and Pye families.

Faringdon : Blessed Hugh

Built in 1840 as a Congregational Church, it now serves the needs of the Roman Catholic congregation.

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