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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Brimpton, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.3787 / 51°22'43"N

Longitude: -1.2006 / 1°12'2"W

OS Eastings: 455731

OS Northings: 164704

OS Grid: SU557647

Mapcode National: GBR 93N.H8B

Mapcode Global: VHCZM.4LMZ

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 6 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39564

Location: Brimpton, West Berkshire, RG7

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Brimpton

Built-Up Area: Brimpton

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Brimpton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

6/5 Church of St. Peter

- II

Church. 1869 - 72 by John Johnson in a Neo-Gothic style. Flint with stone dressings,
plinth, parapetted gables with footstones, kneelers and coping; tile roof and
shingled spire. Rich Decorated style with hood moulds throughout. West tower and
spire, nave and aisles, south aisle chapel, south porch, north transeptal chapel
chancel and vestry. West tower: 3 stages with angle buttresses, broach spire
and weathervane. Heavily moulded west doorway with ballflower ornament, 3-light
window above, 2-light bell chamber openings on all faces, and clocks to north and
south. Gabled timber south porch on low walls with arched bracing and decorated barge-
boards. South aisle: south door with simple 2 centered moulded arch. 3-light window
to right, west end with traceried lancet and diagonal buttress. South aisle chapel to
east of 2 bays, 2-light windows with ogee tracery; east end has ogee doorway with
caved tympanum and hood mould with carved finial, rose window above with cinquefoil
tracery. North aisle: two 2-light windows, diagonal buttresses and lancet with plate
tracery to west. North transeptal chapel: 3-light north window, quatrefoil above in
gable end, and diagonal buttresses. Chancel: 3-light east window and 2-light windows
to north and south. Vest : rose window to east and lancet to north. Interior: Nave:
3 bay arcades to north and south with octagonal marble piers, foliated capitals and
chamfered arches with hood moulds and stops. Arch braced roof with foliated corbels.
North transept: shafted north window with moulded capitals and braces. Chancel:
chamfered chancel arch on short columns corbelled out on carved heads. Shafted east
window with moulded capitals and bases, cusped rear arch with hood mould and carved
stops. 2-light opening to organ chamber to north with central marble shaft and
cusped arches, quatrefoil in tympanum, and ballflower ornament. Window sedilia to
south. Contemporary octagonal stone pulpit and wooden lectern. Square stone font
with quatrefoil panels on 4 marble columns. V.C.H.Vol.4. p.54, B.O.E.Berkshire, p,l03.

Listing NGR: SU5573164704

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