Plate 5: Bix churches

A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 16. Originally published by Boydell & Brewer for the Institute of Historical Research, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2011.

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Bix churches

11a (above) Cottages at Old Chapel in Bix Bottom, looking south-east. Excavated medieval burials confirm this as the site of Bix Gibwyn church.

11b (below left) Geophysics image of the Bix Gibwyn site, showing (as yellow lines) the outline of a probably Roman building underlying the burials. The red areas indicate mortar and debris, implying a larger building complex.

11c (below right) The ruins of Bix Brand church (abandoned 1875), showing chancel arch and flanking niches.