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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: PARISH CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

List entry Number: 1219556

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, BARTHOLOMEW STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
West BerkshireUnitary AuthorityNewbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 393617

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. BARTHOLOMEW STREET 5127 (west side)

Parish Church of St Nicholas SU 4767 SW 1/16 29.9.50

I GV

2. Circa 1509-1532 in Perpendicular style, built largely at the expense of the clothier John Smallwood (alias Winchcombe or 'Jack of Newbury'); extensive alterations in 1858 and 1866, 5 bay nave and aisles, chancel with north and south chapels, half- enclosed west tower, north and south porches and vestry of 1866. Lead roofs with battlements. Ashlar with buttresses, gargoyles and strings. West tower of 4 stages with polygonal buttresses and embattled pinnacles. Corbel of tower with date 1532. Windows of 4-6 lights with panel tracery; 3-light clerestory windows. West doorway with square hood mould. Interior Arcade piers with clustered shaft. Chancel arch and roof of 1858 by Woodyer. Perpendicular nave roof with initials of John Smallwood. Fine carved pulpit of 1607. stained glass by Handman. Brasses to John Smallwood and wife (died 1519) and Griffiths Curteys (died 1587). (VCM Berkshire, 4, 148).

Listing NGR: SU4706067101

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Ditchfield, P H and Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire - Date: 1924 - Volume: 4 - Page References: 148

National Grid Reference: SU 47061 67101

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