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Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Iffley, Oxford

Hiller, Jon (1995) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Iffley, Oxford. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)




The Oxford Archaeological Unit maintained a watching brief during renovation and restoration work at this church in January and February, 1995. Each stage of the work was monitored, and written and photogrâphic records made. Background information relating to Iffley Church was kindly provided by Klara Spandl of the O.A.U. The works within the church revealed several brick built vaults, some of which contained lead coffins. Some of the stone slabs which were lifted during the groundwork had mason's marks scored and painted on them. A shallow channel uncovered against the N wall was a part of a former heating system. Externally the foundations of the church were revealed to a depth of c. 0.40 m, after the stone drain had been removed. It was possible to identify some of the phases of construction of the church.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Oxfordshire
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:877
Deposited By: Nicola Scott
Deposited On:09 Jul 2012 10:43
Last Modified:12 Jul 2012 15:22

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