Church of St Thomas a Becket, Sutton under Brailes

Description of this historic site

The Church of St Thomas a Becket was originally built during the Medieval period. It was restored and partly rebuilt in the Imperial period. It is situated 800m north east of Stourton.

Notes about this historic site

1 Chancel, nave, and S porch tower. 12th century nave, but the only remaining 12th century architectural feature is the N doorway which was later reset. Chancel rebuilt in the 13th century; it seems to have been lengthened at the end of the century, and larger windows provided. S tower an addition of c1340, but the top was probably completed later in the century. 15th century clearstorey. Nave N window of c1500. Large restoration in 1879; the W and SW walls of the nave were rebuilt and new roofs provided. The font and other furniture are modern.
2 Plan of the church.
3 The interior is over-restored and not attractive.
5 Noted by Ordnance Survey.
6 Fragment of glass found, possibly medieval.

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