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CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

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 MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

List entry Number: 1119826

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH LANE

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

County:

District: Windsor and Maidenhead

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sunninghill and Ascot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Aug-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469407

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SUNNINGHILL

SU96NW CHURCH LANE, Sunninghill 599-1/15/58 (East side) 10/08/51 Church of St Michael and All Angels

GV II

Parish church. 1808, extended in 1826-7 in the Perpendicular style, on the foundations of a Norman church. Chancel, vestry and south chapel added in 1888 by WH Crossland. Extended C20. MATERIALS: multi-coloured stock brick; tiled, gabled roof, hipped over south aisle. PLAN: 4 bay nave; north and south aisle; west tower with porch underneath; 2-bay chancel with north vestry and south chapel. Parish room extension on north with small, low link to north vestry. EXTERIOR: tower: 2 stages, separated by moulded brick string course. 3-stage angled buttresses; moulded cornice and embattled parapet. Lower stage has doorway on south side, with a re-used Norman arch with chevron ornament, and 2 lancet windows on south front. Above this is a 2-light round-headed window in a square surround on the north, south and west faces. The upper stage has a clock face on the west and south, and a louvered opening with pointed head on all 4 sides of the bell chamber. Nave: north aisle: 4 bays divided by buttresses. First and second bays have 2-light windows with Y-tracery; third and forth bays have geometrical tracery. West front has a planked door with a 4-centred arch and a 2-light window above with Y-tracery. South aisle: 4 bays similar to north aisle. Both aisles have an embattled parapet. North vestry: projecting plinth, embattled parapet and coped gable with crocketed pinnacles. 3-light window on east with geometrical tracery. The north vestry is set back from the east face of the chancel. South chapel: east front on the same plane as chancel, with similar window, and gable to north vestry. Two, 3-light windows with geometrical tracery on south front. Chancel: projecting plinth, coped and embattled gable with crocketed pinnacles. 5-light window with geometrical tracery. INTERIOR: nave has slim cast-iron columns, supporting a roof with moulded scissor-braced roof trusses and moulded king posts. Chancel has cusped roof trusses. (Victoria County History: Vol III: 135; Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Berkshire: Harmondsworth: 1975-: 233).



Listing NGR: SU9398068618

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 135
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 233

National Grid Reference: SU 93980 68618

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