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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thames, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4686 / 51°28'6"N

Longitude: -0.9808 / 0°58'50"W

OS Eastings: 470889

OS Northings: 174892

OS Grid: SU708748

Mapcode National: GBR QJ9.S0

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.YCB1

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38868

Location: Reading, RG4

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Thames

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Caversham Thameside and Mapledurham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Church of St Peter
SU 7074 11/265 22.5.57.
Church of England. Of various dates from C12, principally C15 and high Victorian.
Pleasant flint built garish church with stone dressings and old tile roof.
West tower (1878) of 3 stages with hipped roof screened by high corbelled parapet,
by Morris and Stallwood. 4 gables to east (chancel and aisles of equal height,
vestry to north slightly set back). Nothing remains of the Norman church except
for the south doorway with crude chevron and a reset window now in the Vestry.
5 bay nave with 3 bay chancel (lengthened 1924-25 by Sir Ninian Comper). C15
north aisle with good perpendicular east chapel which has angel busts on capital;
square frame 3 light windows. South aisle added 1878 (by Morris and Stallwood)
3 bays with 3 light east window with intersecting glazing. Interior : nave
has kingpost and wind brace roof. 1674 Loveday memorial in south aisle. Montague
vault in north-east corner. Norman Purbeck marble font.

Listing NGR: SU7088974892

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

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