Church of St Bartholomew


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Church of St Bartholomew, Oare, Hermitage, Newbury


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Statutory Address:
Church of St Bartholomew, Oare, Hermitage, Newbury

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

West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 50566 73921


SU 57 SW 5/2

CHIEVELEY OARE Church of St. Bartholomew


Church. C15, almost completely re-built in Decorated style in 1852, probably by B. Ferrey. Flint with Bath stone dressings and tiled roofs. Gabled bellcote on ridge to west with cusped arched opening. Nave and chancel.

Nave: south doorway with four centered arch, carved spandrels and square hood mould with carved stops. Two-light square headed window to right with hood mould. Buttress at south-east corner.

West end: window of two cusped lights and quatrefoil above, with hood mould. North side with two two-light square headed windows and hood moulds. Central re-set C15 doorway with four-centered arch, carved spandrels and square hood mould. Buttress to north-east.

Chancel: south side with two-light window and hood mould. Three-light east window with panelled tracery and cross on gable above.

Interior: C19 fittings throughout.

Listing NGR: SU5056673921


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Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 67
'Murrays Architectural Guide' in Berkshire, (1949), 120
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 5 February 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: 19 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12940/08
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