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Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Eton, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Latitude: 51.4876 / 51°29'15"N

Longitude: -0.6103 / 0°36'37"W

OS Eastings: 496584

OS Northings: 177432

OS Grid: SU965774

Mapcode National: GBR F8D.NHX

Mapcode Global: VHFT8.CVQZ

Entry Name: Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church

Listing Date: 8 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468990

Location: Eton, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL4

County: Windsor and Maidenhead

Civil Parish: Eton

Built-Up Area: Eton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Eton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


851/1/10006 Our Lady of Sorrows Roman
Catholic Church


Roman Catholic church. 1914; by Alfred Lord Braye. Brick with rendered sides and Portland stone west front. Slate roof with gabled ends and circular roof lights. Italian Baroque style. PLAN: Rectangular on plan with entrance at west end, sanctuary at east end and chapels on the north and south sides lit from roof lights. EXTERIOR: Fine Portland stone west front, of 3 bays with Ionic giant pilasters, paired at ends, with entablature and balustrade on top and surmounted by aedicule with volutes and open pediment; central doorway with moulded eared architrave, panelled double doors and oval oculus above;similar architraves to flanking windows with bracketed cills. Blind east end and north and south walls, but with circular lights in roof . On the ridge of roof a wooden cupola. INTERIOR: Sanctuary and north and south chapels have round arches and marble Ionic pilasters; the chapels each have pedimented reredos and are lit by circular lights from above; the altar rails are marble balustrades. The interior fittings are said to have come from Frogmore Chapel, Windsor and from Braye's chapel at Stanford Hall, Leics., his family home; and the ormolu work on the altars is also said to have been designed by Braye. SOURCE: Buildings of England, p.319.

Listing NGR: SU9658477432

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