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Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II Listed Building in Sunninghill and Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Latitude: 51.4088 / 51°24'31"N

Longitude: -0.6502 / 0°39'0"W

OS Eastings: 493980

OS Northings: 168618

OS Grid: SU939686

Mapcode National: GBR F99.QFC

Mapcode Global: VHFTM.PV4C

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 10 August 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469407

Location: Sunninghill and Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL5

County: Windsor and Maidenhead

Civil Parish: Sunninghill and Ascot

Built-Up Area: Broomhall/Windlesham/Virginia Water

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Sunninghill and South Ascot

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


SU96NW CHURCH LANE, Sunninghill
599-1/15/58 (East side)
10/08/51 Church of St Michael and All Angels


Parish church. 1808, extended in 1826-7 in the Perpendicular
style, on the foundations of a Norman church. Chancel, vestry
and south chapel added in 1888 by WH Crossland. Extended C20.
MATERIALS: multi-coloured stock brick; tiled, gabled roof,
hipped over south aisle.
PLAN: 4 bay nave; north and south aisle; west tower with porch
underneath; 2-bay chancel with north vestry and south chapel.
Parish room extension on north with small, low link to north
EXTERIOR: tower: 2 stages, separated by moulded brick string
course. 3-stage angled buttresses; moulded cornice and
embattled parapet. Lower stage has doorway on south side, with
a re-used Norman arch with chevron ornament, and 2 lancet
windows on south front. Above this is a 2-light round-headed
window in a square surround on the north, south and west
faces. The upper stage has a clock face on the west and south,
and a louvered opening with pointed head on all 4 sides of the
bell chamber.
Nave: north aisle: 4 bays divided by buttresses. First and
second bays have 2-light windows with Y-tracery; third and
forth bays have geometrical tracery. West front has a planked
door with a 4-centred arch and a 2-light window above with
South aisle: 4 bays similar to north aisle. Both aisles have
an embattled parapet.
North vestry: projecting plinth, embattled parapet and coped
gable with crocketed pinnacles. 3-light window on east with
geometrical tracery. The north vestry is set back from the
east face of the chancel.
South chapel: east front on the same plane as chancel, with
similar window, and gable to north vestry. Two, 3-light
windows with geometrical tracery on south front.
Chancel: projecting plinth, coped and embattled
gable with crocketed pinnacles. 5-light window with
geometrical tracery.
INTERIOR: nave has slim cast-iron columns, supporting a roof
with moulded scissor-braced roof trusses and moulded king
posts. Chancel has cusped roof trusses.
(Victoria County History: Vol III: 135; Buildings of England:
Pevsner N: Berkshire: Harmondsworth: 1975-: 233).

Listing NGR: SU9398068618

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