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Latitude: 51.41 / 51°24'36"N
Longitude: -1.1717 / 1°10'18"W
OS Eastings: 457704
OS Northings: 168214
OS Grid: SU577682
Mapcode National: GBR 939.JLD
Mapcode Global: VHCZF.MTXF
Plus Code: 9C3WCR6H+28
Entry Name: Douai Abbey Church
Listing Date: 10 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156252
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39694
Location: Woolhampton, West Berkshire, RG7
County: West Berkshire
Civil Parish: Woolhampton
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Woolhampton
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
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Douai Abbey Church
Church. 1928-33, by J Arnold Crush. Red brick with Bath stone dressings, string course carried up over windows as hoodmould, plinths and parapets of chequered flint and stone; tiled choir roof, others not visible. Free Curvilinear Gothic style. Choir, aisles, north aisle chapel and Lady chapel with polygonal apse.
Choir: two bays, that to east short. Four-light aisle windows, those to east two-lights; two-light clerestory windows, those to east of one light; clerestory to east with central three-light window flanked by cusped lancets.
Low chapel projecting from western bay to north with two two-light windows. Newel turret to north-east of choir with parapet and lancet openings. Temporary west end
with three lancets and circular window above lean-to porch.
Lady chapel: three bays, three-light windows; east window of four lights.
Interior: ashlar faced and stone vaulted throughout. Choir arcades with moulded bases and capitals, and moulded arches. The church remains unfinished. J. Arnold Crush was a pupil of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Douai is a Benedictine Abbey.
Listing NGR: SU5770468214
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