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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hampstead Marshall, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3982 / 51°23'53"N

Longitude: -1.3977 / 1°23'51"W

OS Eastings: 442000

OS Northings: 166746

OS Grid: SU420667

Mapcode National: GBR 81W.7GR

Mapcode Global: VHC21.Q3GZ

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 6 May 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39781

Location: Hampstead Marshall, West Berkshire, RG20

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Hampstead Marshall

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Hamstead Marshall

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 46 NW HAMSTEAD MARSHALL PARK LANE (south side)

15/5 Church of St. Mary

6.5.67 II*

Church. C14 with C15 North Aisle, C17 tower, altered early C17.
Flint with stone and brick dressings, brick tower, plain tiled
roofs. Nave, chancel, tower, north aisle, souh porch. 3 stage tower
broken by brick bands, corner buttresses to first stage with 2-light
louvre to upper stages, sundial on south face of top stage and crenellated
parapet, C19 west door. South Elevation:- 2-light C19 window to left,
gabled south porch dated 1893 above round arched entry, 1-light and 2-light
windows to nave and two 2-light windows to chancel all with square heads
and label moulds. East Elevation:- former east window to chancel blocked
with flint and tiled bands, 3-light east window to aisle with depressed
arched head and Perpendicular tracery. north wall has two 2-light
Perpendicular windows with label moulds and carved heads at springers.
Interior:- all walls plastered and paint. Chancel:- boarded ceiling
with moulded central beam; wooden reredos with thin columns and plain
panelled frieze and thin carved cornices. Depressed chancel arch with
remains of rood loft and stair to north on carved stone corbels. C17
altar rails with heavy turned balusters. Nave:- two wide depressed
arches to north aisle with grouped columns at east west and octagonal
pier in centre, 4 bay roof, arch braced collars and butt purlins,
queen post truss at junction with chancel shows signs of former flat
ceiling, C18 box pews and C17 carved 3 decker pulpit with canopy and
back board. Organ on gallery at west end supported on four tuscan
columns. Memorial stone in floor to Sir Balthazar Gerbier, the architect
of Hamstead Lodge, plain octagonal stone font.


Listing NGR: SU4200066746

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