CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1119826

Date first listed: 10-Aug-1951

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH LANE

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

District: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Sunninghill and Ascot

National Grid Reference: SU 93980 68618

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History

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Details

SUNNINGHILL

SU96NW CHURCH LANE, Sunninghill 599-1/15/58 (East side) 10/08/51 Church of St Michael and All Angels

GV II

Parish church. 1808, extended in 1826-7 in the Perpendicular style, on the foundations of a Norman church. Chancel, vestry and south chapel added in 1888 by WH Crossland. Extended C20. MATERIALS: multi-coloured stock brick; tiled, gabled roof, hipped over south aisle. PLAN: 4 bay nave; north and south aisle; west tower with porch underneath; 2-bay chancel with north vestry and south chapel. Parish room extension on north with small, low link to north vestry. EXTERIOR: tower: 2 stages, separated by moulded brick string course. 3-stage angled buttresses; moulded cornice and embattled parapet. Lower stage has doorway on south side, with a re-used Norman arch with chevron ornament, and 2 lancet windows on south front. Above this is a 2-light round-headed window in a square surround on the north, south and west faces. The upper stage has a clock face on the west and south, and a louvered opening with pointed head on all 4 sides of the bell chamber. Nave: north aisle: 4 bays divided by buttresses. First and second bays have 2-light windows with Y-tracery; third and forth bays have geometrical tracery. West front has a planked door with a 4-centred arch and a 2-light window above with Y-tracery. South aisle: 4 bays similar to north aisle. Both aisles have an embattled parapet. North vestry: projecting plinth, embattled parapet and coped gable with crocketed pinnacles. 3-light window on east with geometrical tracery. The north vestry is set back from the east face of the chancel. South chapel: east front on the same plane as chancel, with similar window, and gable to north vestry. Two, 3-light windows with geometrical tracery on south front. Chancel: projecting plinth, coped and embattled gable with crocketed pinnacles. 5-light window with geometrical tracery. INTERIOR: nave has slim cast-iron columns, supporting a roof with moulded scissor-braced roof trusses and moulded king posts. Chancel has cusped roof trusses. (Victoria County History: Vol III: 135; Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Berkshire: Harmondsworth: 1975-: 233).



Listing NGR: SU9398068618

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Legacy System number: 469407

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Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 135
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 233

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