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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: 1321841



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


District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Great Shefford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39340

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10/7 The Old Church


Church. Norman with remodelled C15 windows, nave and chancel. Old tile roof. Flint and stone walls, part rendered with stone dressings. Simple gabled roof swept down over small chapel to south of chancel. Plain gabled south porch, one 2 light and one single light square headed window under drip moulds. Wall gabled dormer over chapel. Interior: fine alabaster tomb to Sir Thomas Fettiplace and wife (1447 and 1442). On north wall of chancel recessed purbeck altar tomb with brasses and canopy about 1520. C16 floor tiles in chancel and remains of paintings above chancel arch. Door and portion of rood loft stair remains. Norman tub font. Now vested in the Redundant Churches Fund. V.C.H.iv. p.236. B.O.E.p.168.

Listing NGR: SU3905874680

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 236
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 168

National Grid Reference: SU 39058 74679


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