CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1368706
Date first listed:
24-Nov-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Vale of White Horse (District Authority)
Parish:
Letcombe Regis
National Grid Reference:
SU 38025 86474

Details

LETCOMBE REGIS SU3886 5/1 Church of St. Andrew 24/11/66

GV II*

Church. C12 lower stages of tower; C15 nave, chancel and upper stage of tower. C19 restoration. Stone uncoursed rubble to lower stages of tower; coursed squared stone; old plain-tile roof; roof of tower not visible. 4-bay nave, 3-bay chancel and west tower. C19 porch to centre of nave with part-glazed outer doors and plank inner door with C19 two-centre arched stone doorway. C19 two-light geometrical tracery windows to left and right of nave. Plank door to 2-centre arched doorway with hood mould to centre of chancel. Probably C15 three-light stone mullion windows with pointed lights and hood moulds to left and right of chancel. North side: render, probably on uncoursed stone rubble. 4-centre arched doorway with studded plank door to centre of nave, 2-light rectilinear tracery windows to left and right of nave. 2-light stone mullion windows with arch-topped lights to upper level of nave. 2-centre arched doorway with plank door to C19 vestry. Probably C15 three-light stone mullion window with arch-topped lights and hood-mould to left of chancel. C19 stone mullion window to right of vestry. East end: 3-light rectilinear tracery window with hood mould. Tower: 2-light plate tracery window to each face of middle stage. Upper stage has 2-light stone mullion louvred opening with hood mould to each face. Battlemented parapet with gargoyles. Interior: 3-bay arch-braced collar truss roof to chancel. 4-bay arch-braced collar truss roof to nave. C19 two-centred chancel arch. 2-centred tower arch. Round Romanesque stone font with scalloped band to top. (Buildings of England: Berkshire: 1975, p167; VCH: Berkshire: Vol 4, 1924, pp225-6)

Listing NGR: SU3802586474

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
250241
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 225-6
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 167

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: 26 Jul 2001
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