Church of St Mary


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Church of St Mary, Station Road


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Statutory Address:
Church of St Mary, Station Road

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

Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 78276 78469


SU 7877 16/5

WARGRAVE STATION ROAD (north side) Church of St. Mary



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 Bath stone dressings part rendered on north, brick tower, gabled tiled roof.

Five bay nave, chancel, north transept and organ chamber, south arcade and and aisle with chapel. Tower is three 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 two 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.

Listing NGR: SU7827678469


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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
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 04/02/2020 from


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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Date: 21 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04036/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Fitzgerald. Source Historic England Archive
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