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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

List entry Number: 1136040

Location

CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

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

County District District Type Parish
West BerkshireUnitary AuthorityBeedon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39837

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History

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Details

BEEDON BEEDON SU 47 NE 8/8 Church of St. Nicholas 24,11.66 I

Church. Early C13 with C19 restoration. Flint with stone dressings, part rendered on nave. Tiled roof, shingled spire. Nave, chancel and south porch. South Elevation:- nave bellcote-with louvre and broached spire to left, 2 lancets flanking gabled timber porch with wide cusped opening over south door in 2-centred chamfered arch on thin columns with moulded bases and remains of leaf capitals, mass clock on east quoin; chancel - 2 bays with buttresses, left bay 2-light window with cusped ogee heads in square headed opening to left of door with recessed moulded 2-centred arch on columns with modified Composite capitals and drip mould with carved heads at springing, single lancet to right, right bay one restored 2-light window with cusped ogee headed lights in square opening. East Elevation:- 3 lancets with oculus in gable. North Elevation:- Chancel:- 3-light-window with cusped ogee headed lights in square opening to left of 2 lancers in moulded reveals. Nave:- 2 lancets flanking blocked door with pointed head and chamfered reveals. Interior:- plastered.Chancel:- 3 bay panelled timber ceiling with moulded joists; east end of 3 window arcade with moulded stone arches on columns with leaf caps; piscina on south wall; timber screen forming vestry behind altar; chancel arch 2-centred with moulded reveals springing from short columns supported by carved head on north and corbel on south. Nave:- 3 main bays, with intermediate arched braced collars, double butt purlins and curved windbraces; timber bell frame inserted into west bay; stone tub font. V.C.H. Berkshire Vol.iv p.29. B.O.E. Berkshire p.85.

Listing NGR: SU4823178125

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Berkshire - Date: 1966 - Page References: 85
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Ditchfield, P H and Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire - Date: 1906 - Volume: 4 - Page References: 29

National Grid Reference: SU 48236 78125

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