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CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

List entry Number: 1117194

Location

CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, BRIGHTWALTON VILLAGE

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

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brightwalton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jun-1972

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39816

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 47 NW BRIGHTWALTON BRIGHTWALTON VILLAGE

7/21 Church of All Saints, 27.6.72 G.V. II

Church. 1862, by G.E. Street. Coursed, squared rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings. Tiled roofs. Nave, chancel, south aisle, south porch, north transept, south-west tower. Plinth, moulded strings at cill levels, corner buttresses, gable parapets. South Elevation:- Tower to Left - 2 stages with broach spire, 4-light window with geometrical tracery in two-centred arch and drip mould with carved heads at springing in lower stage, circular window with quatrefoil above and 2-light louvre in two-centred arch in upper stage; South Porch:- gable parapet and cusped, two centred arched entrance; Nave:- clerestory of 6 round windows above aisle with three 3-light windows in square headed openings; Chancel:- two 2-light traceried windows in two-centred arched openings. East Elevation:- gable parapet above 3-light window with intersecting tracery in two-centred arched opening with drip mould and carved leaves at springing. Interior:- Walls dressed stone; Nave:-6 bays timber roof of collars and crown posts with curved and cusped bracing; 3 slightly depressed 2-centred arches to south aisle, and one narrower 2-centred arch to south tower, on marble columns of quatrefoil plan with carved stone leaf capitals. Contemporary carved stone pulpit and dividing rail at chancel arch. Chancel:- chamfered 2-centred arch on short columns with leaf caps and corbelled springers; 4 bay timber roof of collars, crown posts and cusped bracing; 2 windows to south, that beside altar incorporating sedilium with rear arch supported on marble columns; organ chamber and vestry in north transept with round headed early English style door-way to vestry. Fittings:- Reredos in carved marble depicting Christ in majesty in mandarla flanked by angels swinging censers, three of the 4 animals and an angel bearing scrolls; Font:- simple cylinder of stone carved with intersecting round arches. V.C.H. Berkshire vol.iv-p.50. B.0.E. Berkshire p.101.

Listing NGR: SU4270479301

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 50
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 101

National Grid Reference: SU 42704 79301

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