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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: 1135983



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


District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Arborfield and Newland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41415

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9/16 Church of St. Bartholomew

26.1.67 II

Parish church. 1863 by J.A. Picton in Early Decorated style to replace earlier church now ruined and listed separately (8/3). Flint with stone dressings, fishscale tiled roof with decorative ridge tiles. 5-bay nave, aspidal chancel, west tower and broached spire, gabled porch entry on south at west end. Buttressed walls, diagonal buttressed to chancel and tower; 2-light reticulated traceried windows. Tower in 3 stages, 3-light traceried window on west front, 2-light similar windows on second stage and 2-light openings with boarded infill at bell-stage. Interior: contains some fittings and monuments from old church; C18 turned baluster altar rails, and wooden vase shaped font. Glass:- Head of Aaron, 1744, by John Rowell of Reading in head of window south single light window in nave, second bay from west end, remaining stained glass in chancel and 4 nave windows is C19. Monuments:- in north aisle to Sir William Standen died 1639, and his wife Mary Backhouse of Swallowfield. 2 recumbent alabaster effigies on a black marble altar top with a small daughter at their feet, leaning on a stall and holding a cartouche of arms. The south side has 4 Doric columns supporting top with panels between, the outer with a coat of arms, the centre with inscription. On west wall to Edwardus Standen, 1750; an inscription panel flanked by fluted pilasters supporting a cornice broken forward over pilasters, flanking urns and central cartouche of arms. A small brass to Thomas Howard, 1643 above 2 incised slate tablets; one to the wife of Rev. H. Hodgekinson 1804; the other to the Reverend Henry Hodgekinson, 1839. E.O.E. (Berkshire) p.66. V.C.H. Vol.III p.202.

Listing NGR: SU7579767815

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 202
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 66

National Grid Reference: SU 75797 67815


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