CHURCH OF ST BARNABAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1135893
Date first listed:
27-Jun-1972
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BARNABAS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BARNABAS

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

District:
West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Peasemore
National Grid Reference:
SU 45801 77079

Details

PEASEMORE PEASEMORE VILLAGE SU 47 NE 8/27 Church of St. Barnabas 27.6.72 II

Church. Base of tower c1737, main body c1842, chancel c1866. Chancel by G. Street. Grey brick with stone dressings, red brick base to tower and stone spire, plain tiled roofs. Nave, chancel north porch. Plinth, moulded string at cill on chancel, stepped buttresses gable parapets, crenellated tower, spire. North Elevation:- to left:- 2 bay chancel with windows under 2 centred arched heads with flowing tracery to centre:- nave of 4 bays with tall 2-light windows under 2 centred arched heads with flowing and decorated tracery, porch in 3rd bay from left with 2 centred arched doorway recessed in orders; to right:- tower of 3 stages with angle buttresses and half octagonal stair turret, 2-light louvre in top stage with 2-centred arch over; octagonal spire with gabled louvre in main compass point faces, surmounted by weathercock. Interior:- plastered; nave:- 4 bays with moulded hammer beam roof and stone angel corbels; chancel arch:- 2-centred moulded arch on grouped columns with leaf caps."Chancel:-2 bay timber barrel vault roof; piscina and sedilia on south wall and 2-centred arch to south transept enclosing organ, carved stone reredos by Earp; C17 carved timber altar frontal of Descent from Cross, Last Supper, Adoration of Magi and Resurrection. V.C.H. Berkshire vol.iv. p.83 B.O.E. Berkshire p.194.

Listing NGR: SU4580177079

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
39964
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 83
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 194

Legal

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

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