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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: 1319598

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: Ufton Nervet

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40052

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History

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Details

UFTON NERVET UFTON NERVET SU 66 NW 3/11 Church Of St. Peter 14.4.67 II G.V. Church. 1861-2, by Richard Armstrong in a C14 neo-Gothic style. Snecked rock-faced rag stone with ashlar dressings, patterned tile roofs with ridge cresting, and shingled spire. Nave, north aisle, chancel, north chapel, south porch, and west tower with spire. Plinth, diagonal buttresses, and parapeted gable ends. Tower: 3 stages. First floor string, and broach spire with 2 tiers of 2-light lucarnes with colonnettes, and cross at apex.2-light cusped and louvred bell chamber opening on all faces, clock on second stage to west with colonnettes supporting trefoiled gabled wooden canopy, small rectangular window to north, and cusped lancet in first stage to west with hoodmould and carved stops. Newel turret rising to second stage at south-east corner with lean-to stone roof, small rectangular windows, and caernarvon arched boarded doorway to west. Clock inscribed: IN MEMORY OF HCS. Nave: 3 bays. Cusped lancet to left with hoodmould and carved stops and 3-light window to right with cusped tracery, hoodmould, and carved stops. Central south doorway with chamfered arch and boarded door. Gabled south porch with shafts, foliated capitals, chamfered arch, hoodmould with carved stops, and small rectangular windows on east and west sides. Chancel: south side: 2 bays. 2-light window to left with cusped tracery and hoodmould with carved stops, and cusped lancet to right with hoodmould and carved stops. East end: 3-light window with cusped geometrical tracery, hoodmould and carved stops. North Chapel: octagonal stack to west arcaded top. East end: square headed window with 2 cusped ogee lights and hoodmould with carved stops, and small rectangular opening in gable end above. North side: square headed window with 2 cusped ogee lights and hoodmould with carved stops to left, 2 windows of 2 cusped lights and cusped lancet to right. West end: large triangular window with curved sides, tracery consisting of 3 foiled circles, and hoodmould with carved stops. Interior: 3 bay north aisle arcade with circular piers, foliated capitals, and chamfered arches; single framed nave roof. Moulded chancel arch with shafts, foliated capitals, and hoodmould with carved stops; chamfered tower arch with window above consisting of 3 circular lights, and quadripartite rib vaulted vestry beneath tower. Chancel with waggon roof and chamfered organ arch to north with continuous dripmould. Fittings include: C19 octagonal wooden pulpit on stone base with linenfold panelling and ballflower ornament; C19 eagle lecter; probably C12 tub font; C19 octagonal stone font with shafted base and trefoiled panels on alternate faces; 2 hatchments on north wall of nave; 2bequest boards on west wall; C19 nine-bay vestry screen. Stained glass by Clutterbuck of 1862 and Lavers and Barraud. Monuments include: Richard Perkins of 1560, now partly destroyed, consisting of 2 fluted Corinthian columns supporting carved frieze and dentil cornice (the rest of this monument is now in the neighbouring Old Rectory garden); Francis Perkyns of 1615-16 and wife Anna of 1635, consisting of 2 recumbant stone effigies on tomb chest with kneeling figures, now within a C19 arched recess. Brass in vestry to William Smith 1627 and wife Costantia of 1610. V.C.H. (Berks), Vol.3, pp.443-4; B.O.E. (Berks) p.246.

Listing NGR: SU6346667514

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 443-444
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 246

National Grid Reference: SU 63466 67514

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