SS Peter and Andrew's Church, Old Windsor

SS Peter And Andrew's Church, Old Windsor

SS Peter and Andrew's Church, Old Windsor

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The Church of St Peter and St Andrew is an historic Church of England parish church at Old Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. It is located at the end of Church Road near the River ThamesBuildings of Old Windsor Gilson, M Old Windsor, M.F. Gilson, 1995 ISBN 0953691209.

The church is first mentioned in extant records in 1216 and the parish registers date from 1612. Restored and rebuilt in 1863, it still retains its original Early English chancel and tower. Nikolaus Pevsner, writing in 1975, described the wall paintings as "a matter of wonder"Pevsner, N. (1975). Berkshire (Buildings of England, South). Harmondsworth: Penguin. ISBN 0140710302. The churchyard contains the grave of celebrated Georgian actress Mary 'Perdita' Robinson, Shakespearean actress and alleged mistress of King George IVLevy, M.J. (2004). Mary Robinson in Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: OUP. ISBN 019861411X although more informal services are also held at the church hall(St Luke's) in the centre of the village.

Note: The church experienced a fire on Easter Sunday morning, 24 March 2008. It is badly damaged.

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