Church of St Peter and St Paul


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Statutory Address:
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Shiplake


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Statutory Address:
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Shiplake

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

South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 76746 78248


SU77NE 10/152 SHIPLAKE Church of St Peter and St Paul

GV II* Church. C13 with C15 alterations and restoration 1869 by G.E Street. Flint with stone dressings; plain tile roof. Aisled four bay nave, two bay chancel and west tower. Early English style.

Studded C19 door with timber-framed porch on stone base, with gabled tiled roof. C19 lancet window to left, buttress to end. C19 lancet to right, buttress, C19 paired lancet under common two-arched hood, buttress to right end. Chancel: two C19 two-light lancets with trefoil heads. Buttress between windows and to east end. East windows of south aisle, chancel and north aisle, are of three lancets. Rear; C19 vestry to left with two-light mullioned window to left and plank door to right. North aisle has three three-light lancets. Tower to right, of three floors; two centred arched door to ground floor, single window to first floor, bar tracery openings with louvres to second floor. Stone battlements to parapet. Left return front; three three-light windows of reticulated tracery. Nave aisles and chancel nave separate gabled roofs.

Interior: transitional arcades to nave; C13 piscina to south aisle; reset C16 brass on wall of south aisle. Monuments in chancel and south aisle. C15 glass from abbey church of Saint-Bertin at Saint-Omer in France, in east windows of chancel and south aisle, and in south windows of chancel and south aisle, and west window of south isle. Font by G.E Street; rectangular basin supported on columns with foliated caps and stepped base. Sedilia, piscina and reredos to altar of chancel, and pews all by G.E Street.

Listing NGR: SU7674678248


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 28 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00903/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Rolf Richardson. Source Historic England Archive
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