CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1136040

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

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

District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Beedon

National Grid Reference: SU 48236 78125

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History

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Details

BEEDON BEEDON SU 47 NE 8/8 Church of St. Nicholas 24,11.66 I

Church. Early C13 with C19 restoration. Flint with stone dressings, part rendered on nave. Tiled roof, shingled spire. Nave, chancel and south porch. South Elevation:- nave bellcote-with louvre and broached spire to left, 2 lancets flanking gabled timber porch with wide cusped opening over south door in 2-centred chamfered arch on thin columns with moulded bases and remains of leaf capitals, mass clock on east quoin; chancel - 2 bays with buttresses, left bay 2-light window with cusped ogee heads in square headed opening to left of door with recessed moulded 2-centred arch on columns with modified Composite capitals and drip mould with carved heads at springing, single lancet to right, right bay one restored 2-light window with cusped ogee headed lights in square opening. East Elevation:- 3 lancets with oculus in gable. North Elevation:- Chancel:- 3-light-window with cusped ogee headed lights in square opening to left of 2 lancers in moulded reveals. Nave:- 2 lancets flanking blocked door with pointed head and chamfered reveals. Interior:- plastered.Chancel:- 3 bay panelled timber ceiling with moulded joists; east end of 3 window arcade with moulded stone arches on columns with leaf caps; piscina on south wall; timber screen forming vestry behind altar; chancel arch 2-centred with moulded reveals springing from short columns supported by carved head on north and corbel on south. Nave:- 3 main bays, with intermediate arched braced collars, double butt purlins and curved windbraces; timber bell frame inserted into west bay; stone tub font. V.C.H. Berkshire Vol.iv p.29. B.O.E. Berkshire p.85.

Listing NGR: SU4823178125

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 39837

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 29
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 85

End of official listing