CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1024392
Date first listed:
30-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Brailes
National Grid Reference:
SP 32500 40470

Details

SP324O BRAILES WINDERTON 12/68 Church of SS. Peter and Paul

- II

Church. 1878 by William Smith for Canon Thoyts. Ironstone ashlar. Red tile roofs to nave and chancel. Tower has pyramidal wood-shingled roof. Apsidal chancel, nave, south tower and north vestry. Early English style. Three stage bell tower with uppermost bellchamber. Chancel has 6 lancets and 2 triplets of lancets with continuous hood moulds some with foliage stops. Nave south side has 2 lancets with hood moulds and foliage stops. 4 lancets to north side of nave. West window has 3 lancets with quatrefoil above and stair turret projection to right. Tower: pointed arched entrance with flat angle buttresses to sides with gabled niches on each angle. Single lancets to ground floor, with 4-window arcade with 2 lancets above. 3 pointed arched openings with clustered columns and louvres to 2nd storey. Corbel table with foliage decoration. Tower has gargoyles, buttresses, and moulded plinth. Plank door with wrought-iron hinges. Interior: apsidal chancel in polychrome stonework with limestone, ironstone and marble. Marble reredos. Stone arcade. Boarded roof. Nave has arched braced roof with some arches springing from stone corbels. Brass communion rail. Other late C19 fittings including choir stalls, pews, pulpit and stone font. C19 wrought-iron gate to south doorway. The church stands in an imposing position overlooking the valley and Brailes to the south. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire, 1981, p.474).



Listing NGR: SP3250040470

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
305831
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgewood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1981), 474

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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