Church of St Nicholas

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1319071
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
23-Dec-1983
Statutory Address:
Church of St Nicholas, Remenham

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of St Nicholas, Remenham

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

District:
Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Remenham
National Grid Reference:
SU 77076 84164

Details

SU 78 SE 1/3

REMENHAM REMENHAM VILLAGE Church of St Nicholas

26.1.67

GV II

Parish Church. C14 rebuilt in 1838 on site of old church and completely restored 1870-1872 by Ronald Plumbe. Flint with Bath stone dressings, tile roof.

Three bay nave, apsidal chancel, west tower, vestries added 1892 on north side of chancel, south aisle porch and organ chamber 1870. Tower, two stages, deep string course and embattled parapet, octagonal buttresses at angles of diapered stone and flint work. North wall of nave contains at east end an early C14 chalk window with two trefoil lights with flowing tracery under pointed head and the design of this is repeated in the windows of the rebuilding. Arcade of three pointed arches on circular pillars on south of nave, principal doorway at west end of south wall. Stained glass in the apse by Kempe and an elaborate iron screen c1870 with vine trails presented by Sir John Noble, at one time owner of Park Place.

Monuments: three remain from old church; under the bell tower on the north wall a brass to Thomas Maryat died 1591 of Vine Place, later Park mace, and a brass to John Newman, pastor, 1622 on south wall. A scroll pediment on north wall of nave to the Reverend Griffeths Gunnis, 1727.

Listing NGR: SU7707684164

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
41276
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 162
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 208
Websites
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 04/02/2020 from https://www.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/buildingStones/StrategicStoneStudy/EH_atlases.html

Legal

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: 12 Sep 1999
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