CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1155023

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, STATION ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, STATION ROAD

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

District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Wargrave

National Grid Reference: SU 78276 78469

Summary

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History

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Details

WARGRAVE STATION ROAD SU 7877 (north side) 16/5 Church of St. Mary 26.1.67 G.V. II* Parish Church. Originally C13 but was burnt down in 1914 reputedly by suffragettes with the exception of the west tower of 1635, the walls and north doorway. Rebuilt 1916 by W. Fellowes Prynne. Flint walls with stone dressings part rendered on north, brick tower, gabled tiled roof. 5 bay nave, chancel, north transept and organ chamber, south arcade and and aisle with chapel. Tower is 3 stages, brick plinth with stone capping, moulded stone strings, parapet, octagonal corner buttresses of chequer flint and brick with strings carried round and stone ball finials. A west doorway in a brick arched opening, at the south east corner a staircase to the ringing chamber. Windows with intersecting tracery, altered. The north door in the nave is Norman of 2 orders with chevroned shafts, caps, large roll inner moulding and scalloped outer moulding. On the north wall are remains of Norman arcading. The font is C15 made from chalk and restored early C20. Some floor slabs remain. V.C.H. Vol. III p.195. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.257.

Listing NGR: SU7827678469

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 41363

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 195
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 257

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