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CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

List entry Number: 1034258

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Marlborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1949

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 310347

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HIGH STREET 1. 5407 (West End) CENTRE ISLAND Church of St Peter and St Paul. SU 1868 2/24 II*

18.7.49.

Mid or late C15. Ashlar. Nave and 2 aisles, north one with a canted west end, chancel, west tower, and porch. No clerestory. Aisle windows have 3-light Perpendicular tracery, west window 5-light Perpendicular tracery. Tower placed at west end of south aisle: 3 stages, crenellated parapet, octagonal turrets at corners capped by Cl8 pyramidal finials, windows in top stage with 3-light Perpendicular tracery. Crenellated parapet to aisle and chancel roofs. Finials at east corners of chancel (probably Cl9). Doorway to porch with 4-centred arch and square hood mould. Interior of porch tierceron vaulted. Interior has tall Perpendicular arcade and Cl9 wooden. roof on stone angel corbels. Aisle roofs are also wooden, lean-to. Quadrant relieving arch abuts tower in south aisle. Chancel tierceron-vaulted, and east wall rebuilt by T H Wyatt in 1862-3, giving it highly polychromed tiling in abstract patterns.

Good monuments, especially (in chancel) to 3 children of Sir Nicholas Hyde (1626), and to Marianne Maurice (1840) by Ternouth to designs of Chantrey. More Baroque tablets. Furnishings Cl9 replacing Georgian box pews. Cardinal Wolsey ordained priest here in 1498. Best church in Marlborough, remarkable for the vaulting and its site.

The Church of St Peter and St Paul forms a group Nos 42 to 64 (consec), and Nos 65 to 85 (consec), The Sun Public House and Nos 88 to 90 Consec.



Listing NGR: SU1855468692

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National Grid Reference: SU 18579 68793

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