CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1065037
Date first listed:
27-Mar-1981
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, LEIGHAM COURT ROAD SW16

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, LEIGHAM COURT ROAD SW16

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Lambeth (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31150 72004

Details

LEIGHAM COURT ROAD SW16 1. 5023 Church of St Peter TQ 3172 31/643 TQ 3171 35/643

II*

2. Choir and eastern 3 bays of nave, 1871 by Drew. West end 1888 by Fellowes Prynne. Impressive church on raised site. Very tall nave with low pent aisles. Tall chancel with apse and south chapel. North chancel aisle and transept, both with extensions. Bowed baptistery at west end; high undercroft below this and nave. Octagonal turrets supported by flying buttresses flank high west gable with great wheel window. Other windows traceried in style. Stock brick with much decoration, mostly flush, in red brick and stone; bands, diapering, window dressings. High pitched tiled roofs except for aisles. Inside, five-bay nave with tall pointed arcade on round stone piers; elsewhere, the polychromy continued. Facetted cut brick decoration to arches. Nave roof has arch-braced collar beams alternating with scissor trusses. Principals rest on corbelled shafts. Ribbed barreled chancel roof; panelled walls, sedilia and piscina; elaborate reredos. Wrought iron screens to south chapel.

Listing NGR: TQ3115072004

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
204448
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: 30 Aug 1999
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