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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 THOMAS OF CANTERBURY

List entry Number: 1194201

Location

CHURCH OF ST THOMAS OF CANTERBURY, MANOR ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireSouth OxfordshireDistrict AuthorityGoring

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1959

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 247282

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Details

GORING MANOR ROAD SU5980 (West side) Goring-on-Thames 11/65 Church of St. Thomas of 09/02/59 Canterbury

GV I

Church. C12, apse circa 1887 by Ben Corser of Birmingham. Flint and stone rubble with stone dressings, with pebbledash render to left; plain tile roof. Nave with north aisle, chancel, apse and west tower. 3-bay nave, single-bay chancel. C19 double ribbed door in Perpendicular style to porch with gabled roof. 2-light reticulated tracery windows to left and right of porch. 3-light intersecting tracery window to left. Tower to right has Romanesque lancet to base. Paired Romanesque lancets in round arch surround to upper stage. 2-light Perpendicular louvred opening to top stage. Battlements to roof. Stair turret to right of tower with square base with zig-zag moulding to top. Round upper stage with round openings beneath conical stone roof. Right return: Central double plank door with wrought iron hinges with arch surround with 2 orders of roll-moulding on jamb shafts with scalloped capitals. C20 inner order frames C20 cross in tympanum. Paired Romanesque lancets in round arch surround to upper stage 2-light Perpendicular louvred opening to top stage. Rear elevation. Plank door to porth to right with gabled plain tile roof. Projecting stone corbels below stone string course. 4 Romanesque lancets. Stone chimney to right of centre. Left return: Three C19 Romanesque style lancets with cushion capital columns supporting round arch surrounds. Interior: Romanesque round font under west tower. Romanesque arch on columns with cushion capitals to west tower. Transitional arcade to aisle. Medieval brasses. History: Parish church built C12. Augustinian priory founded in Goring C12. Nuns built their own church as an extension of the parish church involving the demolition of the parish church apse. At the Dissolution the priory church was demolished and the wall which had divided the churches became the east wall of the parish church. The present apse was built on the original foundation in 1887. The corbels on the rear of the church supported the roof of the priory cloister. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.614-5).

Listing NGR: SU5976480709

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 614-5

National Grid Reference: SU 59764 80711

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