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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: 1113644



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: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jul-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39330

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8/10 Church of St Mary

6.2.62 II*

Church, C12 with C15 alterations and Cl9 roof and south porch. Tiled roof, flint with stone dressings. Nave, south porch and round west tower. Tower:- 3 stages, octagonal C15 top stage with crenellated parapet, windows with 2 centred arches and Y tracery to 4 faces, other stages have simple lancet windows. Simple nave and chancel with gabled parapets. South elevation:- 2 square headed 3 light windows with label moulds flanking gabled south porch with recessed 2 centred arched door, large 3 light window with ousped intersecting tracery and 2 lancets to chancel. East window C19 insertion, tall pointed opening of 4 cinquefoil lights with transom and panel tracery. North elevation:- central outshut containing organ, 3 lancets to chancel 2 lancets flanking north door which has 2 centred arch with simple chamfers. Interior:- plastered, simple roof, 3 arched trusses to chancel springing from plain corbels. Reset memorial stone on north wall to Sir George Browne died 1678, plain pisoins with stone shelf, late C19 stone pulpit, reset font, C12 with carved flower and leaf ormment on C19 base, re-set C15 canopied niche in north wall with C19 carving of Good Shepherd. B.O.E, p.148

Listing NGR: SU3801775375

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 148

National Grid Reference: SU 38017 75375


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