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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Binfield, Bracknell Forest

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Latitude: 51.442 / 51°26'31"N

Longitude: -0.7849 / 0°47'5"W

OS Eastings: 484547

OS Northings: 172149

OS Grid: SU845721

Mapcode National: GBR D7F.DDW

Mapcode Global: VHDX3.B0XV

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489238

Location: Binfield, Bracknell Forest, RG42

County: Bracknell Forest

Civil Parish: Binfield

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Binfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


674-1/11/47 (North East side)
07/12/66 Church of All Saints


Parish church. C14, altered C15, restored and north aisle
added in 1847; vestry, south arcade and south chapel re-built
in 1859, by Benjamin Ferry.
MATERIALS: part conglomerate, part flint; old tile gable
roofs, nave is the highest.
PLAN: 4-bay nave with west tower and south porch, 3-bay
chancel with south Lady Chapel and north aisle and vestry.
EXTERIOR: tower: square plan. 2 stages. Conglomerate with
freestone quoins and 2-stage weathered diagonal buttresses at
western angles. Moulded strings at each stage; embattled
parapet. Stair turret with ornate ogee top added 1862, on
north side. C19 window with 2 trefoiled lights under pointed
arch on west; similar window of single-light breaking string
between 2 stages on first storey on the south side. Bell
chamber is lit on all faces by C14 windows of 2 trefoiled
lights under 2-centred arches of 2 hollow orders. Clock face
on south side. North aisle: three, 2-light C19 windows with
reticulated tracery, C19 doorway with pointed arch between 2
westernmost windows. Similar window on west front with small
rose window above.
South aisle: two 2-light restored windows with cinquefoiled
lights and pointed-arched heads with south porch between.
Timber framed open porch is late C14; each side has 8
feathered and traceried bays. Roof has collar purlin, collars
are arch-braced and there are 2 large tie-beams at each end
with redundant crown posts. Doorway partly restored, has
moulded label and of 2 continuous orders, inner hollow
chamfered, with square flowers in pointed head and upper part
of jambs; outer moulded with double ogee.
South chapel: 2 windows, each of 2 cinquefoiled lights, both
restored; east window C15 of 3 cinquefoiled lights with
tracery under depressed head.
Chancel: C19 east and south fronts similar but of 2-lights.
INTERIOR: 4-bay nave. South arcade has octagonal pillars with
moulded capitals and hollow chamfered bases; arches pointed
and of 2 double ogee orders. North arcade similar. Roof late
C14, 5-bays with chamfered arch-braced collars, clasped
purlins, arched windbraces and large plain tie beams.
Chancel has C14 barrel shaped roof and arcade of 3-bays to
south chapel, easternmost bay is C19; 2 original arches are of
2 orders; octagonal columns with bead-moulded abaci. 3-bay
restored north arcade opens into C19 chancel aisle.
FITTINGS: pulpit dated 1628, is carved and panelled. Sounding
board had turned pendants and open ornament over. On north
side of pulpit is elaborate wrought-iron sword-stand with leaf
and grape ornament, and arms of the Ferriers Company of
London. Plain font with old cylindrical bowl on C19 octagonal
STAINED GLASS: south-east window in south chapel has C15
glass, representing figures of St George with the dragon, St
John the Divine with the poisoned cup, St Peter, St Paul, an
angel and the Blessed Virgin. Glass in the west window of the
south aisle is 1863 by O'Connor.
(Victoria County History: VOL III: 16; The Buildings of
England: Pevsner N: Berkshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 86).

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