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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: 1113550



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


District: Reading

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Dec-1978

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39108

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OXFORD STREET 1. 5128 (North Side) Church of the Holy Trinity SU 7073 12/540 II 2. Church of England. Built 1826 to the design of Edward Garbett (local man). West front owes its present appearance to the 1845 improvement by John Billing (local architect/builder). Plain brick building oriented north-south, stone fable end capped by octagonal belfry with spirelet corbelled out at apex. 3 stepped lancets and below, 3 arched doors, centre taller with impost string carried over and string above. Side buttresses. 4 Bath stone piers to street wall. Interior: Commissioners' Gothic 5 bay nave, galleries removed, chancel apse and side chapeslls. Excellent chancel screen by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin from it Chad's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Birmingham. (Graded for this reason). Other internal fittings of high quality include a fine early C18 angular pulpit with fluted egg-cup base with a (possibly replica) tester with putti and soon with curled stair of turned balusters. Also a fine shaped and marbled organ of circa 1800. A possibly circa 1826 Gothick chair with upholstery.

Listing NGR: SU7080873413

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National Grid Reference: SU 70808 73413


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