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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Remenham, Wokingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5511 / 51°33'4"N

Longitude: -0.8898 / 0°53'23"W

OS Eastings: 477076

OS Northings: 184164

OS Grid: SU770841

Mapcode National: GBR C4L.PVZ

Mapcode Global: VHDWG.J8HR

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Last Amended: 23 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41276

Location: Remenham, Wokingham, RG9

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Remenham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Remenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

REMENHAM REMENHAM VILLAGE
SU 78 SE
1/3 CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS
26.1.67
G.V. II
Parish Church. C14 rebuilt in 1838 on site of old church and completely
restored 1870-1872 by Ronald Plumbe. Flint with stone dressings, tile roof.
3 bay nave, apsidal chancel, west tower, vestries added 1892 on north side
of chancel, south aisle porch and organ chamber 1870. Tower, 2 stages, deep
string course and embattled parapet, octagonal buttresses at angles of
diapered stone and flint work. North wall of nave contains at east end
an early C14 chalk window with 2 trefoil lights with flowing tracery under
pointed head and the design of this is repeated in the windows of the
rebuilding. Arcade of 3 pointed arches on circular pillars on south of nave,
principal doorway at west end of south wall. Stained glass in the apse
by Kempe and an elaborate iron screen Cl870 with vine trails presented by
Sir John Noble, at one time owner of Park Place. Monuments: 3 remain from
old church; under the bell tower on the north wall a brass to Thomas Maryat
died 1591 of Vine Place, later Park mace, and a brass to John Newman,
pastor, 1622 on south wall. A scroll pediment on north wall of nave to the
Reverend Griffeths Gunnis, 1727.
V.C.H. Vol.III p.162. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.208.


Listing NGR: SU7707684164

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Description

REMENHAM REMENHAM VILLAGE
SU 78 SE
1/3 CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS
26.1.67
G.V. II
Parish Church. C14 rebuilt in 1838 on site of old church and completely
restored 1870-1872 by Ronald Plumbe. Flint with stone dressings, tile roof.
3 bay nave, apsidal chancel, west tower, vestries added 1892 on north side
of chancel, south aisle porch and organ chamber 1870. Tower, 2 stages, deep
string course and embattled parapet, octagonal buttresses at angles of
diapered stone and flint work. North wall of nave contains at east end
an early C14 chalk window with 2 trefoil lights with flowing tracery under
pointed head and the design of this is repeated in the windows of the
rebuilding. Arcade of 3 pointed arches on circular pillars on south of nave,
principal doorway at west end of south wall. Stained glass in the apse
by Kempe and an elaborate iron screen Cl870 with vine trails presented by
Sir John Noble, at one time owner of Park Place. Monuments: 3 remain from
old church; under the bell tower on the north wall a brass to Thomas Maryat
died 1591 of Vine Place, later Park mace, and a brass to John Newman,
pastor, 1622 on south wall. A scroll pediment on north wall of nave to the
Reverend Griffeths Gunnis, 1727.
V.C.H. Vol.III p.162. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.208.


Listing NGR: SU7707684164

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