The Chancel is one of the most sacred parts of the
The stalls in the Chancel are thought to be early 16th Century but were probably brought to Bampton later. They include some impressive carved misericords.
The Chancel walls and the semicircular arched doorway on the north wall (which leads to the sacristry and vestry) are Norman.
The area at the far east of the Chancel (and therefore
The communion rail (at which communicants kneel in fron of the High Altar to receive communion during the Eucharist service) is a 19th Century addition.
The doorway on the right hand side leads through to the Horde chapel and an unused external door. The door from the Chancel is probably 16th Century.