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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: 1113622



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: 29-Nov-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39280

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READING ERLEIGH ROAD SU 7272 (north side) 9/600 Church of St Luke and attached school GV II Church and attached school. 1882 by J P St Aubyn. Red brick in Flemish bond with white brick bands and stone dressings. Plain tile roof with strips of white tiles at angles. 5-bay nave with lean-to side aisles continuing across west end as porch and choir vestry; lower 2-bay chancel with 7-sided east end, gabled southern bell vestry (treated as transept) and south-east vestry with polygonal east end. School attached to north side of chancel. Offset plinth, buttresses with off- sets. Pointed-arched board doors with decorative iron hinges in roll-moulded surrounds. Lancet windows, paired to nave, with hoodmoulds to apse. Modillion eaves cornices. Decorative ridge tiles. Nave: west end has stepped tripled lancets; roll-moulded ashlar coping, east gable having gabled bellcote with cross finial. Chancel: bell vestry has 5 small lancets below stepped tripled lancets. South-east vestry has door, small paired lancets, and 5 more to canted east end above which rises ploygonal roof with cross finial. Eaves stack to main chancel roof. East side of apse has datestone below white brick cross, school: 2 storeys; 2 + 3 bays, on cant. Bay 1, linking school to church, has 3 lancets on each floor. Bay 2 is entrance bay, having door flanked by small lancets below 2 strings, and to upper floor paired lancets with oculus over and gable with bud finial. To right are 7 lancets, and on 1st floor 5 set in gables breaking eaves and arranged 1,1,3. Interior of church: pointed-arched arcades of red brick on stone columns; red brick surrounds to openings, otherwise brown brick throughout. 1914-18 war memorial in recess in nave west wall, behind font. Arch-braced roof trusses with 3 tiers of arched wind braces between 2 sets of purlins. In chancel: encaustic tile roof; sedilia; highly decorative stone reredos; altar rail on twisted and scroll-bracketed balusters; and good stained glass.

Listing NGR: SU7297872842

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National Grid Reference: SU 72978 72842


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