Church of St Michael and All Angels

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1113695
Date first listed:
06-Feb-1962
Statutory Address:
Church of St Michael and All Angels, Market Place, Lambourn

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of St Michael and All Angels, Market Place, Lambourn

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

District:
West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Lambourn
National Grid Reference:
SU 32606 78957

Details

SU 3278 4/9

LAMBOURN MARKET PLACE Church of St Michael and All Angels

6.2.62

I

Church. Originally a late Norman, cruciform church, with C14, C15 and early C16 chapels on north and south of Chancel. Render on flint and sarsen stone with Taynton stone dressings and slate roofs.

Four bay nave with aisles and clerestory; arcades with semi-circular arches, plain columns and fluted or leaf capitals. Later pointed arches at crossing. Norman doorway at west end.

Tower at crossing, lower stages Norman, upper stages C14 and late C15. Arch to St Mary's Chapel from south transept has carved hunt with hounds coursing a hare.

Early C16 chapel of the Holy Trinity to south of St Mary's Chapel has altar tomb to John Estbury (d 1508) Essex Chapel, north of chancel has tomb with two recumbent figures of Sir Thomas and Margaret Essex 1588. North wall of chancel has late C16 carved stone memorial to Thomas Garrard and wife.

Listing NGR: SU3260678959

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
39446
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 05/02/2020 from https://www.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/buildingStones/StrategicStoneStudy/EH_atlases.html

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05309/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roy Nash. Source Historic England Archive
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