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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Calcot, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4514 / 51°27'4"N

Longitude: -1.032 / 1°1'55"W

OS Eastings: 467363

OS Northings: 172933

OS Grid: SU673729

Mapcode National: GBR Q5H.C5

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.2S97

Plus Code: 9C3WFX29+H6

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Last Amended: 16 May 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38871

Location: Tilehurst, Reading, RG30

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Calcot

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Tilehurst St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Church of St Michael
SU 67 SE 16/290 22.3.57.
Church of England. South aisle early C14. Brick tower of 1737 (red and grey
brick English bond, with header bond corner piers). The rest by Street 1856
including stone spire with brick banding and with angle pinnacles, flying buttresses
and large gablets. 3 bay hall church built of squared and knapped coursed flint
on stone plinth with stone strings and dressings. Old tile roof. 2 bay chancel;
short north transept breaking line of the aisles. Cusped south door surround.
Tower has datestones
DW 17 R.?O R.?C
37 1737 17?71
(another 1+L to be found on the opposite side of the road in No 4 Church Cottages)
Interior plain but with a huge and lavish albaster monument to Sir Peter Vanlore,
died 1627, with his wife and children shewn. South aisle east window said
to be by William Morris 1869. Large brass to Gavin More (died 1479). In the
churchyard, various C17 and C18 headstones, many double.

Listing NGR: SU6736372933

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