CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1049062
Date first listed:
17-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Staunton on Arrow
National Grid Reference:
SO 37003 60058

Details

SO 36 SE STAUNTON ON ARROW CP STAUNTON ON ARROW

5/41 Church of St Peter

- II

Parish church. 1856 by Thomas Nicholson in a Decorated style. Squared sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and tiled roof. West tower, nave with north porch, north and south transeptal chapels and chancel with south vestry. West tower of three stages, buttressed with two string courses and an embattled parapet, hexagonal stair turret protrudes to north side and extends higher than tower; small doorway to north. Clock face to second stage on north side and west window with two trefoiled- ogee-headed lights and octofoil. Nave: four bays with north porch at west end and north chapel to east flanking two 2-light windows with decorated tracery, three similar windows to south side, elongated cinquefoil headed lights with sexfoil in curved-sided triangle to north chapel with similar window to south chapel. Gabled north porch with two-centred arthed-headed outer doorway with ball flower ornament to outer moulding; hood mould with head stops, attached shafts with moulded capitals and bases. Chancel of two bays with string course and buttressing, two windows with two trefoiled headed lights and decorative tracery. East window: four cinquefoiled headed lights with decorated tracery. The south wall of the vestry has paired trefoil headed lights. Interior: trussed rafter roof with embattled wall- plates to both nave and chancel. Tower arch of two moulded orders with inner order dying into responds, two-centred pointed chancel arch with octagonal plan attached shafts, moulded capitals and bases. Contemporary octagonal font with decorative traceried panels, moulded underside with roundels and quatrefoils. (BoE, p 291).

Listing NGR: SO3700360058

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
149180
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 291

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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Date: 01 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/12653/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Stoyel. Source Historic England Archive
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