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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: 1291032



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


District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shaw cum Donnington

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: 394115

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SU 46NE SHAW CUM DONNINGTON CHURCH ROAD (north side) 7/55 Parish Church Of St.Mary 6.4.67 GV II

Church. 1840-2. Joseph Hansom. Chancel of 1878 by William Butterfield. West tower, nave and south porch of ashlar; chancel and vestry to north of flint with stone dressings. Slate roof. Norman style with late C13 style chancel. West tower of 3 stages with angle buttresses. West door with 2 orders and 2-light window above with central shaft. Third stage with diagonal buttresses and 2-light bell chamber openings. Corbelled parapet with pinnacles; and short spire. Nave of 6 bays with tall round headed windows, shallow buttresses, plinth, parapet and stair turret at south-west corner. Gabled south porch; south door with single order and chevron decoration. Chancel with two 2-light windows to south and 3-light east window with cinquefoiled head. Vestry with rose window and stack above to east. Interior. Nave has west gallery and roof of c.1840 and plain Norman font. Moulded and chamfered chancel arch. Chancel has waggon roof and contemporary painted decoration. Fittings of c.1878. Many late C18 and early C19 monuments in nave. Good monument of 1707 to Sir Thomas Dolman. Breast plate and helmet on north-east wall of nave. V.C.H.Vol.4.pp.94-5 B.O.E.Berkshire p.213

Listing NGR: SU4749368303

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 94-95
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 213

National Grid Reference: SU 47493 68303


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