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Church of St. Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Greenham, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3884 / 51°23'18"N

Longitude: -1.303 / 1°18'10"W

OS Eastings: 448598

OS Northings: 165711

OS Grid: SU485657

Mapcode National: GBR 820.TN1

Mapcode Global: VHCZK.CCJJ

Plus Code: 9C3W9MQW+8R

Entry Name: Church of St. Mary

Listing Date: 6 April 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291027

English Heritage Legacy ID: 394103

Location: Greenham, West Berkshire, RG19

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Greenham

Built-Up Area: Newbury

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Greenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Description

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GREENHAM
NEW ROAD (north-east side)
Church of St. Mary

6.4.67

II*

Church. Nave and chancel of 1875-6, north aisle of 1888 and baptistery of 1895. H. Woodyer. Early English style. Flint with Bath stone dressings and tiled roofs. Gabled bellcote on ridge to west with two openings and weathervane. Nave, south porch, north aisle, western baptistery, chancel and vestry.

Nave: Gabled south porch with double chamfered arch and three paired lancets to east. West end with two tall lancets and one above in gable. Baptistery below with six lancets to west and parapet.

Chancel: five lancets to south and triple lancets at east end.

North aisle: five bays with paired lancets. Gabled and half hipped vestry to north-east.

Interior: Nave: five bay north arcade with marble columns. Roof with painted and stencilled decoration. Chancel arch of two orders with hood mould and stops. Chancel: Triple shafted lancet to east with moulded capitals and bases; sedile and piscina to south. Painted and stencilled decoration on walls and roof added after the completion of the north aisle in 1588. Baptistery to west with two arches. Contemporary fittings include reredos, altar rails, pulpit and font, c1618 Dutch glass depicting The Tree of Jesse. This church is notable for the completeness of its fittings and internal decoration.

Listing NGR: SU4859865711

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