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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: 1117268



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


District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Woolhampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39685

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WOOLHAMPTON UPPER WOOLHAMPTON SU 56 NE 3/19 Church Of St Peter 6.4.67 - II

Church. 1857-61 by John Johnson in a Neo-Gothic style. Flint with stone dressings, angle buttresses, carved footstones, coped parapets, and tiled roofs with ridge cresting. Tile hung bellcote on ridge to west with cusped openings on each side, shingled broach spire, and weathervane. Rich Decorated style with mainly geometric tracery. Nave, south parch, north and south tran- septal chapels, chancel and vestry. Nave: 2 bays; 2-light windows with hoodmoulds. Large 4-light window to west and one light opening with hood- mould above in base of bellcote, flanked by carved stone dressings. Moulded south doorway with hoodmould and carved stops. Gabled timber south porch on low wall, 2 bays deep with arched panels, decorated bageboards and 2 low gates. South transeptal chapel: 2-light west window, 3-light south window, and door to east with carved tympanum. North transeptal chapel: 3-light north window and trefoiled light in gable above, Caernarvon arched doorway and 2-light window to west. Chancel: 4 arches of blank arcading resting on corbels to south, and 2 trefoil headed lancets; 3-light east window with intersecting tracery, and trefoil light in gable above. Vestry: 2-light window to east, door and 3-light window under gable to north. Interior: 2 bay arcades to transeptal chapels with marble quatrefoil-section piers, foliated capitals, moulded and carved arches, and hoodmoulds. Chancel has moulded arch on marble piers, shafted windows to east and south, and short wall columns on corbelled heads, supporting roof. Wagon roofs throughout, that in chancel painted. C19 fittings include reredos and octagonal font on marble columns. VCH, Vol 3, p. 446; BOE, Berkshire, 1966, pp. 311-312; Murray's Berkshire Architectural Guide, Betjeman and Piper, 194%, p. 156.

Listing NGR: SU5772267695

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 446
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 311-312
'Murrays Architectural Guide' in Berkshire, (1949), 156

National Grid Reference: SU 57722 67695


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