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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 SWITHIN

List entry Number: 1221122

Location

CHURCH OF ST SWITHIN, CHURCH LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
West BerkshireUnitary AuthorityCombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 394759

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

COMBE CHURCH LANE SU 36 SE 15/5 Church of St. Swithin 6.2.62 G.V. I Church. C12 and 13 with C17 additions (date stone 1652). Flint with some brick, stone quoine, dressings and plinth buttresses to East end, moulded string. Tower, timber shingles on timber frame over flint plinth. Lead roof to nave and chancel and south porch; pyramidal and lean-to tiled roofs on tower. Square tower to West, nave, chancel and South porch. Tower of 2 stages reducing in area at top above roof of first stage; single louvre in top stage. South porch gabled with semi-circular headed doorway in brick, with brick label and chamfered imposts, and date stone over door. Nave has square-headed 2 and 3 light windows with cusped lights, 2 on South and 3 on North with central North door. Chancel has South door with 2 centred arch, label mould with one carved head to right and mass clock to left; one lancet window. East end has 2 light window with plate tracery under 2 centred arch. Interior: porch roof C17 queen struts, braced with butt purlins; tall thin pointed chancel arch, C17 roof to chancel with moulded tie beams and short king posts; nave roof similar to chancel but replaced in 1933. Plain bowl font on C14 base.

Listing NGR: SU3681260743

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National Grid Reference: SU 36813 60741

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