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Description: Church (Dedication Unknown)
Date Listed: 29 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118334
OS Grid Reference: TL6020410029
OS Grid Coordinates: 560204, 210029
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7660, 0.3202
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TL 61 SW ABBESS, BERNERS AND
3/1 Church (dedication
unknown) - Berners
Parish Church. C14, C15, C16, C18 and C19. Walls of flint rubble and red brick
with dressings of limestone, clunch and brick. Roofs, clay peg tiled, gabled
and with lower ridge line over chancel. The chancel has in its E wall a C16
3 light window with moulded brick mullions, reticulated tracery under a 2-
centred head with moulded label. N wall has traces of a former window. S wall
has 2 windows, the E is of 2 ogee cinquefoiled lights with moulded jambs under a
square head and label moulding, of C14. The W C16 of 2 ogee lights with
square head and label all in brick. Between a blocked doorway with 2-centred
head, probably C14. Nave roof has cross quadrant crown post, moulded tie beam
and wall plates, of the 7-cant type probably early C15. The nave has, on the
N side, a single rebuilt window probably of the C14 and former N door, blocked,
with 4-centred rear arch, probably C15. The S wall has old brick plinth and 2
windows. The E is rebuilt and W is C16 with 2 4-centred lights under a square
head. S porch has C15 dwarf walls, remnants of C15 timber work and peg tile
gabled roof. Nave roof C18 king post with diagonal struts. N wall of nave
probably rebuilt in C18 but top plates survive from earlier construction. There
is no chancel arch but brick piers, supporting a beam separating nave and
chancel. Nave probably truncated in C18. (RCHM 1).
Listing NGR: TL6020410029
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Source: English Heritage
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