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WARGRAVE CHAPEL

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.

Name: WARGRAVE CHAPEL

List entry Number: 1118172

Location

WARGRAVE CHAPEL, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wargrave

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Dec-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41341

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SU 7878 16/23

WARGRAVE HIGH STREET (east side) Wargrave Chapel

G.V. II

Congregational Church now Wargrave Chapel. 1835 in a neo-Gothic style. Painted roughcast with plinth and small buttresses on side walls, stone coped gables to slate roof. Windows leaded and with pointed arches. 5 bay nave and embraced west bell tower, chancel on east under pent roof. Entrance front: 3 bays, bell tower in centre. Entrance approached by 3 steps, flanked on either side by 2-light leaded lights with pointed arches and crudely cusped heads. Tower in 3 stages with string mould, full height engaged hexagonal columns one on each corner with moulded cornice and castellated tops, battlemented parapet, 2-light louvred openings on 3 sides of bell chamber; 2-light leaded casement slightly recessed below. Pair of hinged wood planked entrance doors with 3-centred heads under similar arch. C20 entrance and parish room extension on left. V.C.H. Vol.III, p.192. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.258.

Listing NGR: SU7862478704

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 192
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 258

National Grid Reference: SU7862478704

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