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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1210997



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Catmore

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 395588

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3/19 Church of St. Margaret 24.11.66

G.V. I

Church. C12 with C17 and C19 restoration. Rough cast render with stone quoins and dressings; plain tiled roofs. Nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry. South Elevation: stone bellcote to left on west gable; gabled porch to left with round arched opening on quarter columns with cushion caps over C12 south doorway with round arch, billet mould and central beak head; 2 single-light arched windows of C19 restoration to right of nave; one single-light window with 4-centred arched head under square drip mould to chancel. North. Elevation: C19 gabled vestry to left by chancel; 2 single-light arched windows of C19 restoration to left of nave; blocked C12 doorway with chamfered reveals; impost blocks and segmental arch to right of nave. Interior: walls plastered; 5-bay nave with 1607 roof structure of moulded arch braces with carved pendants at feet and curved wind braces to purlins; chancel arch, C19 restoration, round arch on quarter columns with fluted caps, 2 stone steps up to chancel; one bay chancel with C19 timber panelled ceiling, 2-light arched east window of C19 restoration with roll mould, half and central columns with fluted caps; door to vestry on north wall. Fittings: simple carved timber pulpit; re-set circular font opposite south door with worn carved edge, possibly beak-head ornament. V.C.H. Berkshire. Vol.iv. p.10. B.O.E. Berkshire. p.110.

Listing NGR: SU4539280168

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 10
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 110

National Grid Reference: SU 45390 80164


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