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CHURCH OF ST MARY

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 MARY

List entry Number: 1220107

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Chieveley

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: 393922

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History

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Details

SU 47SE CHIEVELEY CHIEVELEY

4/21 Church Of St.Mary 6.4.67 - II*

Church. C13 chancel and C14 tower with nave, south porch, north aisle and vestry of 1873 by J.W.Hugall. Rendered with stone dressings; 1873 work of flint with stone dressings and lacing courses; tiled roofs. West tower, nave, south porch, north aisle, vestry and chancel. West tower: 2 stages; with 2 low C19 buttresses to west. C13 first stage; depressed arched doorway to west with quatrefoils in spandrels and hood mould with carved stops. 3 small lancets above each other to west, and 2 on northern and southern faces. C14 bell stage with diagonal buttresses, battlemented parapet, and 2-light openings with quatrefoils in heads, on all faces. String course between stages with corner gargoyles. Clock to east, and cupola with weathervane. Nave: south side with 2 paired lancets and 2 single lancets, with hood moulds. Semi circular arched south doorway with single order and cushion capitals. Gabled south-porch with cross at apex, moulded arch, and low clasping buttresses. North aisle: 4 lancets. Chancel: C13, with string course carried round at feet of lancets. Triple lancets at east end with continuous roll moulding and hood mould. Pair of lancets with hollow mouldings, in north and south walls.Door, and C15 square headed window with 2 ogee lights, breaking through string course to south-west. 2 low buttresses to east. Vestry: window to east with 2 ogee lights, and door with hood mould. Interior. Nave: 5 bay arcade to north with round piers, moulded capitals, chamfered arches and hood moulds with carved stops. Tower and chancel arches of similar style. Chancel: triple lancets to east with continuous roll moulding and shafts with stiff leaf capitals and moulded cases. Central arch-braced tie beam with traceried spandrels. C19 piscina with hood mould; Jacobean pulpit with blank arches and arabesques; C15 font with octagonal bowl. Monuments: Fincher, 1688, in chancel; Triggs, 1723, in nave; Hillman, 1745, in nave; Spicer, 1721, in nave. V.C.H.Vol.4. pp.65-66. B.O.E.Berkshire.p.113.



Listing NGR: SU4744474096

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 65-66
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 113

National Grid Reference: SU 47444 74096

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