CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1135979

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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

District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Sonning

National Grid Reference: SU 75588 75571

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History

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Details

SU 7575 SONNING

14/43 Church Of 26.1.67 St.Andrew

GV II*

Church. Originally Norman. Flint with stone dressings and tile roof. Exterior almost entirely re-built. Perpendicular tower of cheque flint and stone has 3 stages and battlemented parapet. South door has a roll mould surround, over it a Norman window, 2 lancets in an arched surround with a shell shape in typanum. Completely restored in l853, further restorations between l87O-1890. Furnishings almost entirely C19. Original choir screen remains, now used as an organ screen. Delicate tracery at head of each bay and there is a late Perpendicular archway between chancel and the north chapel. Early English nave arcades with rebuilt clerestory. East window decorated. MONUMENTS North Aisle. Monument to Anne Clark wide of Sir John Clark of Walford Co.Warwick. 1653. A bust in a circular niche with architrave surround, side swags, flanking pilasters, broken entablature, segmental pediment with central cartouche of arms, carved base. Adjoining are 2 carved stone armorial monuments. Hidden by the organ is a monument with barley sugar columns. South Aisle. A kneeling figure in niche with drapery, flanking columns on scroll corbels, and arched head. Katherine, Lady Lidcott, 1620.On south wall are some figures from a C16 tomb found during the 1853 restoration. Under the tower - The Rich monument. 4 white marble cherubs carrying a black marble table on which stand 2 large carved urns with inscriptions.Under the table is carved heaped drapery anal a cartouche of arms lying flat: Other monuments include one to William Barker of Sonning, 1758 by Westmacott, brasses to the Barker family, C15, C16 and C17 and one to Lord Stowell,1836. B.O.E.Berkshire p.219-220 V.C.H.Vol.111.p.219-222.

Listing NGR: SU7558875571

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 41208

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 219-222
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 219-220

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