CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1054183
Date first listed:
18-Jun-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Edgmond
National Grid Reference:
SJ 72027 19288

Details

EDGMOND HIGH STREET 1. 5362 Church of St Peter

SJ 71 NW 24/191 18.6.59

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2. C14 and C15 church with some re-used C13 material sandstone ashlar. Nave and perpendicular north and south aisles have parapets and south aisle embattled with crocketed pinnacles, grotesque gargoyles and 3-light perpendicular windows. Slight ogee arched south doorway and perpendicular south porch with battlements. C14 decorated chancel with steeply pitched roof and 3-light east window with reticulated tracery. Broad perpendicular west tower in 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, 2-light perpendicular bell openings, quatrefoil frieze beneath the embattled parapet and crocketed pinnacles at the corners; 4-light west window with reticulated tracery. C18 painted sundial on the porch. Four-bay north and south arcades, perpendicular with tall octagonal piers and double- chamfered arches. The bases and abaci of the north piers are re-used C13 work. Low pitched nave roof with arched braces on corbels. Late C19 arch braced chancel roof. Stone reredos of 1889 by Bodley and Garner, with carved figures. Early Norman font with interlacing. Stained glass in chancel by Powell 1873, and by Kempe 1891 and 1896. Brass to Francis Yonge 1533.

Listing NGR: SJ7202819290

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
362056
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 12 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/02417/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Veronica Caperon. Source Historic England Archive
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