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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: 1212118



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District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ashampstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 396640

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ASHAMPSTEAD CHURCH LANE SU 57 NE (PINFOLD LANE) (West side) 3/17 Church of St. Clement 14.4.67 GV I Church. Early C13. restored in 1849 and 1894. Rendered with stone dressings, old tile roofs; wavey-edged weatherboarded bell turret on west end of nave with louvred openings on all faces and shingled pyramidal cap with lead finial and weathervane. Nave, Chancel, south porch and north vestry. Nave, west front: lancet with cill string; south front: chamfered south doorway with hoodmould and boarded door; C19 gabled porch with moulded arch, hoodmould,boarded door, and windows with 2 trefoiled lights, square heads and returned hoodmoulds on east and west faces. Window to left of porch with 2 cinquefoiled lights under square head with returned hoodmould; 2 windows to right of porch with 2 and 3 cinquefoiled lights under square heads with returned hoodmoulds, 2 brick buttreses one between windows and one to right. North front: one C13 lancet ; C19 gabled vestry projecting to right, window to west of 2 trefoiled lights under square head with hoodmould, identical window to east. Chancel, south front: blocked C13 arched doorway to left, two C13 lancets to right between 2 brick and tile buttreses with one set back. North front: 2 C13 lancets. East front: C19 triple lancets with cill strung and impost string carried over lancets as hoodmould. Interior, nave: medieval roof of 4 bays with tie beams, arch braced collars, and double purlins with 2 tiers of windbraces. Extensive C13 wall paintings, on north wall and above chancel beam. Chancel: medieval roof of 3 bays with tie beams, arch braced collars and 2 tiers of windbraces. Some wall paintings to north. All fittings C19. VCH Vol.3, p.450-451. B.O.E, Berkshire, p.70; Berkshire Architectural Guide, Betjeman and Piper, Murray, 1949. p.114.

Listing NGR: SU5641376791

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 450-451
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 70
'Murrays Architectural Guide' in Berkshire, (1949), 114

National Grid Reference: SU 56418 76793


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