Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 250241
OS Grid Reference: SU3802586474
OS Grid Coordinates: 438025, 186474
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5759, -1.4527
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5/1 Church of St. Andrew
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,
Listing NGR: SU3802586474
Source: English Heritage
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