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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 9 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249828
OS Grid Reference: SP4762201382
OS Grid Coordinates: 447622, 201382
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7092, -1.3122
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15/151 Church of St. Peter
Church. Early C14: restored C15, C18 and in 1932. Coursed and uncoursed
limestone rubble: rendered west wall. Gabled old tile nave roof and stone slate
chancel roof. Nave and chancel with north chapel and vestry. Early C14 two-light
Decorated east window: corner buttresses. South side of chancel has C13
two-light Y-tracery window and splayed light: mid C18 north chapel has similar
C13-style window. North side of nave has 2 medieval and 2 C19 buttresses
flanking late C15 three-light cinquefoil-headed window. Late C19 north vestry
has C15-style door and window. South side of nave: late C15 two- and 3-light
cinquefoil-headed windows flank C17 porch which was rebuilt in 1932:
segmental-arched ovolo-moulded porch and south doors. West gable has offset
corner buttresses and C16 two-light window above late C15 three-light window
with restored mullions. Interior: reredos by Sir Ninian Comper. Early C14
ogee-headed piscina. Chancel roof designed by Rev. S.E. Cottam (c.l932). C18
segmental chancel arch. Nave has C18 ledger stone in aisle, C19 pulpit, and
memorial tablet to Mrs. Elizabeth Hawkins d.1780: C18 candelabra. Medieval
(probably C15) tiles relaid in porch floor. Stained glass: east window by Kempe
commemorates Kate (d.1898) wife of Lord Berkeley who lived at Foxcombe Hall,
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.313; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p,403;
Bodleian Library, MS Top Berks. C51 no.238 (early C19 drawing)).
Listing NGR: SP4762201382
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