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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Shefford, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.4761 / 51°28'33"N

Longitude: -1.454 / 1°27'14"W

OS Eastings: 438017

OS Northings: 175375

OS Grid: SU380753

Mapcode National: GBR 6ZH.K6N

Mapcode Global: VHC1M.R568

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 6 February 1962

Last Amended: 11 July 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113644

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39330

Location: Great Shefford, West Berkshire, RG17

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Great Shefford

Built-Up Area: Great Shefford

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Great Shefford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


8/10 Church of St Mary

6.2.62 II*

Church, C12 with C15 alterations and Cl9 roof and south porch. Tiled roof,
flint with stone dressings. Nave, south porch and round west tower. Tower:-
3 stages, octagonal C15 top stage with crenellated parapet, windows with
2 centred arches and Y tracery to 4 faces, other stages have simple lancet
windows. Simple nave and chancel with gabled parapets. South elevation:-
2 square headed 3 light windows with label moulds flanking gabled south porch
with recessed 2 centred arched door, large 3 light window with ousped intersecting
tracery and 2 lancets to chancel. East window C19 insertion, tall pointed
opening of 4 cinquefoil lights with transom and panel tracery. North elevation:-
central outshut containing organ, 3 lancets to chancel 2 lancets flanking north
door which has 2 centred arch with simple chamfers. Interior:- plastered, simple
roof, 3 arched trusses to chancel springing from plain corbels. Reset memorial
stone on north wall to Sir George Browne died 1678, plain pisoins with stone
shelf, late C19 stone pulpit, reset font, C12 with carved flower and leaf
ormment on C19 base, re-set C15 canopied niche in north wall with C19 carving
of Good Shepherd.
B.O.E, p.148

Listing NGR: SU3801775375

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