History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Chaddleworth, West Berkshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.4988 / 51°29'55"N

Longitude: -1.4085 / 1°24'30"W

OS Eastings: 441152

OS Northings: 177924

OS Grid: SU411779

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z5.YHB

Mapcode Global: VHC1G.JLQD

Plus Code: 9C3WFHXR+GH

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210713

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395295

Location: Chaddleworth, West Berkshire, RG20

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Chaddleworth

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Chaddleworth

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

Find accommodation in
East Garston

Listing Text

Church of St. Andrew
G.V. I

Church. C11, 13 and 16 with C18 additions and 1851 chancel by G.E. Street.
Rough cast render on flint with stone quoins and dressings, flint plinth,
flint south porch and blue brick chancel. Plain tiled roof with patterned
grey tiles on chancel. West Tower, nave, south porch, chancel, 2 pews and
vestry to north; South Elevation:- Tower to left with single louvre in
moulded surround with cusped pointed head and label mould over; moulded
string with carved heads and double louvre over. Moulded string with
carved heads at base of plain parapet with stone coping. South Porch:-
gable parapet and 2 centred arched entrance under drip mould. South
Doorway:-- C11 with round head, chevron patterned jambs with fluted caps
and 2 rows of chevrons round the arch, the outer course having carved
heads at springing; a mass clock has been cut into the jamb below the
right hand capital. Above the door is a decorated niche for a statue.
Nave:- 3 light and 2 light windows with square heads and label moulds
flanking doorway with cambered head. Chancel:- higher pitched roof
than nave with gable parapets and stone buttresses; 3 light window
in 2 centred arch with drip mould to left, lancet to right. West Elevation:-
Tower with window of 2 centred arch with re-set billet mould over and restored
perpendicular tracery; clock face over and moulded string with carved heads;
double louvre below stone with inscription "MBR 1637 AMP" North Elevation:-
lean to vestry on chancel with 2 lancets; 2 lancets to nave. Breaking
forward from nave are two pews with gabled tiled roofs, that to left
being brick with oval in gable and that to right rendered with dentil
course to eaves; this is partly built over 2 light window in nave wall,
stair to tower under pent roof. Interior:- walls plastered and painted.
Nave:- 5½ bays, 3 bays to west have collar roof with arch braces, curved
wind braces and butt purlin, central ½ bay showing junction of 2 builds,
2 bays to east of ties and collars with arch braces, double butt purlins.
Chancel:- arch, chamfered 2 centred springing off triple columns with
plain coved caps and plinth bases, 2 steps up; 3 bays with cusped bracing
to collars. Tower:- arch, distorted ogee, recessed and chamfered with carved
head at springing. Pews:- built at right angles to nave on north are two
family pews, that to east of 1706, the Blandy pew, reached by 3 steps with
turned balustrade and gate across semi-circular arched opening. Plain barrel
vault roof. To west, the Wroughton pew, 1765, 4 steps up to opening with
Tuscan pilasters supporting frieze and cornice and closed by turned balustrade
with gate, raised and fielded panelled dado with fitted bench seats all round.
Monuments:- South Wall:- 2 stone and marble aedicules, one to Bartholomew
Tipping of Woolley 1737, the other to Bartholomew Tipping of Woolley 1718.
North Wall:- above pulpit, marble surround of pilasters and frieze to two
re-set tablets each depicting kneeling woman and children, the left to
Mary Nelson, 1618 the right to Dorothy Nelson 1619 each with a verse.
Large grey and white marble memorial to Bartholomew Tipping of Woolley
1757, panel with scroll supports below cartouche and crest under curved
cornice surmounted by cup and flower drapery. Grey and white marble panel
to Rev. Charles Musgrave 1768, surmounted by sculpture of female figure
leaning on urn. Blandy Pew:- Aedicule in coloured marble to John Blandy
1742 surmounted by cartouche of arms, inscribed "Hicks of Newbury" on
base. Wroughton Pew:- 9 marble monuments of varying style and size, the
main central panel to Bartholomew Tipping 1798. Fittings:- re-set
hexagonal pulpit C17-style timber, panelled with star marketry in panels,
moulded base on cut off acanthus leaf capital. Norman tub font.
V.C.H. Berkshire. Vol.iv. p.166; B.O.E. Berkshire p.111.

Listing NGR: SU4114877924

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.