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CHURCH OF ST PETER

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 ST PETER

List entry Number: 1117302

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER

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

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brimpton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39564

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRWPXY SU 56SE 6/5 Church of St. Peter 6.4.67

- II

Church. 1869 - 72 by John Johnson in a Neo-Gothic style. Flint with stone dressings, plinth, parapetted gables with footstones, kneelers and coping; tile roof and shingled spire. Rich Decorated style with hood moulds throughout. West tower and spire, nave and aisles, south aisle chapel, south porch, north transeptal chapel chancel and vestry. West tower: 3 stages with angle buttresses, broach spire and weathervane. Heavily moulded west doorway with ballflower ornament, 3-light window above, 2-light bell chamber openings on all faces, and clocks to north and south. Gabled timber south porch on low walls with arched bracing and decorated barge- boards. South aisle: south door with simple 2 centered moulded arch. 3-light window to right, west end with traceried lancet and diagonal buttress. South aisle chapel to east of 2 bays, 2-light windows with ogee tracery; east end has ogee doorway with caved tympanum and hood mould with carved finial, rose window above with cinquefoil tracery. North aisle: two 2-light windows, diagonal buttresses and lancet with plate tracery to west. North transeptal chapel: 3-light north window, quatrefoil above in gable end, and diagonal buttresses. Chancel: 3-light east window and 2-light windows to north and south. Vest : rose window to east and lancet to north. Interior: Nave: 3 bay arcades to north and south with octagonal marble piers, foliated capitals and chamfered arches with hood moulds and stops. Arch braced roof with foliated corbels. North transept: shafted north window with moulded capitals and braces. Chancel: chamfered chancel arch on short columns corbelled out on carved heads. Shafted east window with moulded capitals and bases, cusped rear arch with hood mould and carved stops. 2-light opening to organ chamber to north with central marble shaft and cusped arches, quatrefoil in tympanum, and ballflower ornament. Window sedilia to south. Contemporary octagonal stone pulpit and wooden lectern. Square stone font with quatrefoil panels on 4 marble columns. V.C.H.Vol.4. p.54, B.O.E.Berkshire, p,l03.

Listing NGR: SU5573164704

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 54
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 103

National Grid Reference: SU 55731 64704

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