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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: 1303560

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:

District: Reading

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1957

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38868

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

CHURCH ROAD 1. 5128 (South Side) Caversham Church of St Peter SU 7074 11/265 22.5.57. II* 2. Church of England. Of various dates from C12, principally C15 and high Victorian. Pleasant flint built garish church with stone dressings and old tile roof. West tower (1878) of 3 stages with hipped roof screened by high corbelled parapet, by Morris and Stallwood. 4 gables to east (chancel and aisles of equal height, vestry to north slightly set back). Nothing remains of the Norman church except for the south doorway with crude chevron and a reset window now in the Vestry. 5 bay nave with 3 bay chancel (lengthened 1924-25 by Sir Ninian Comper). C15 north aisle with good perpendicular east chapel which has angel busts on capital; square frame 3 light windows. South aisle added 1878 (by Morris and Stallwood) 3 bays with 3 light east window with intersecting glazing. Interior : nave has kingpost and wind brace roof. 1674 Loveday memorial in south aisle. Montague vault in north-east corner. Norman Purbeck marble font.

Listing NGR: SU7088974892

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National Grid Reference: SU 70889 74892

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