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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: 1303195



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


District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Thatcham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39623

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THATCHAM CHAPEL ST. (North side) SU 56NW 2/6 The Old Bluecoat School


Chapel, now shop. Fiunded 1304 and dedicated to St Thomas, windows altered in C17, porch added in C19. Flint and brick plinth, rendered with stone dressings, old tile roof. 2 bays. North and south windows with moulded surrounds, returned hood moulds and wooden mullions and transoms. Blocked doorway at east end of south side with 2 centred arch and hood mould with square stops. West end has gabled porch with 2 centred arch and hood mould with square stops; flanked by C14 canopied niches and with small blind arch in gable end above. Interior: roof C19 except for one older tie beam. V.C.H. Vol.3. p.311. B.O.E. Berkshire. p.204. Murray's Berkshire Architectural Guide. Betjeman and Piper. 1949 p.146.

Listing NGR: SU5217767469

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 311
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 204
'Murrays Architectural Guide' in Berkshire, (1949), 146

National Grid Reference: SU 52179 67466


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