Holy Rood parish church
Cuxham shown within Oxfordshire
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|Civil parish||Cuxham with Easington|
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The Church of England parish church of the Holy Rood has a Norman bell tower. The century gothic windows on the north side of the nave were inserted in the 14th century and some of the windows in the tower were added in the 15th century. The windows on the south side of the nave were probably inserted in the 17th century and the church was heavily restored in the 18th century. The Gothic Revival architect C.C. Rolfe rebuilt the chancel in 1895.
The present Cuxham Mill was built in about the middle of the 18th century on the site of one of those recorded in the Domeday Book. It was held by the Benedictine Wallingford Priory before Merton College, Oxford acquired the Manor of Cuxham in about 1268–71.
- Sherwood & Pevsner 1974, p. 567.
- Sherwood & Pevsner 1974, p. 568.
- Brightwell Baldwin: church
- "Cuxham Mill". National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
- "Cutt Mill". National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
- "The Half Moon Public House". National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
- The Half Moon at Cuxham
Sources and further reading
- Harvey, P.D.A. (1965). An Oxfordshire Village: Cuxham 1240 to 1400. Oxford Historical Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Sherwood, Jennifer; Pevsner, Nikolaus (1974). Oxfordshire. The Buildings of England. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. pp. 567–568. ISBN 978-0-14-071045-8.
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