CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1303560
Date first listed:
22-Mar-1957
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH ROAD

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

District:
Reading (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 70889 74892

Details

CHURCH ROAD 1. 5128 (South Side) Caversham Church of St Peter SU 7074 11/265 22.5.57. II* 2. Church of England. Of various dates from C12, principally C15 and high Victorian. Pleasant flint built garish church with stone dressings and old tile roof. West tower (1878) of 3 stages with hipped roof screened by high corbelled parapet, by Morris and Stallwood. 4 gables to east (chancel and aisles of equal height, vestry to north slightly set back). Nothing remains of the Norman church except for the south doorway with crude chevron and a reset window now in the Vestry. 5 bay nave with 3 bay chancel (lengthened 1924-25 by Sir Ninian Comper). C15 north aisle with good perpendicular east chapel which has angel busts on capital; square frame 3 light windows. South aisle added 1878 (by Morris and Stallwood) 3 bays with 3 light east window with intersecting glazing. Interior : nave has kingpost and wind brace roof. 1674 Loveday memorial in south aisle. Montague vault in north-east corner. Norman Purbeck marble font.

Listing NGR: SU7088974892

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
38868
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 06 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/13150/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Washington. Source Historic England Archive
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