Oxford: St Thomas the Martyr

Name:
Oxford: St Thomas the Martyr
Record Type:
Church
Church code:
627228
Diocese:
Oxford
Archdeaconry:
Oxford
Parish:
Oxford St. Barnabas and St. Paul with St Thomas the Martyr

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade II Listed Building
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Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is not in a Conservation Area

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is on the Heritage at Risk Register (data verified 09 Nov 2023)
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Approximate Date

Approximate Date:
Medieval

Exterior Image

Exterior image of 627228 Oxford St Thomas the Martyr
Caption:
Exterior image of 627228 Oxford St Thomas the Martyr
Description:
Photograph of the outside of the church, as seen from the south-west corner of the churchyard.
Year / Date:
December 2013
Copyright:
Archbishops' Council
Originator:
Joseph Elders

Summary Description

Originally built in the mid or late 12th century possibly as a chapel at the gate of Osney Abbey, became the parish church of Osney after the Abbey was dissolved in 1539. Chancel late 12th-century in origin, in the 15-16th century the nave was extended to the west with new west tower. Extended, altered and restored many times thereafter. The church is important for its role in the early history of the Oxford Movement.

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
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Church Website

Church Website:
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Sources and Further Information

Joseph Elders (December 2013) Exterior image of 627228 Oxford St Thomas the Martyr [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Exterior image of 627228 Oxford St Thomas the Martyr
Joseph Elders (December 2013) Interior image of 627228 Oxford St Thomas the Martyr [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Interior image of 627228 Oxford St Thomas the Martyr
Antiquarian Horological Society (2015) AHS Turret Clock database Unique Number ID: 1204 [Digital Archive/Data]
01/02/2004
Church of England (2021) A Church Near You https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/214/ [Digital Archive/Index]
View information on worship and access at this church
Church Buildings Council (2019) Church Bells 10 Bells [Archive/Index]
10 Bells