CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1077168

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1986

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, STAFFORD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER, STAFFORD STREET

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

District: Walsall (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 01013 99408

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History

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Details

WALSALL MB STAFFORD STREET SP 09 NW 7/94 Church of St Peter - II

Church. Begun 1839 and consecrated in 1841, by Isaac Highway of Walsall, with chancel added in 1910. Brick with slate and tile roofs. Orientation reversed, but for purposes of description assumed to be conventional. Comprises a west tower, nave, and lower chancel. Tower has angle buttresses to lower stage, with attached octagonal shafts above, which terminate as pinnacles. There are three string courses, one below an embattled parapet. Below the lancet bell openings are clock faces. Above the pointed west doorway is a lancet window. To each side of the tower, in the angle with the west wall of the nave, is a low porch, each with a door to the west and a lancet window to the side. The nave is of seven bays, with lancets separated by buttresses. The chancel is of two bays to the north and one to the south, with paired lancets, and has triple stepped lancets to the east. Interior: west gallery with blind tracery front carried on iron columns. Queen-post roof has outer struts and diagonal cusped braces to the principals. The chancel has a pointed stone arch and an open timber roof with arch-braced collars. The narrower sanctuary has a pointed moulded stone arch. The windows have stone inner arches with detached shafts. There are twin sedilia, and an alabaster reredos. The carved timber pulpit with stone base was given in 1904 and is carved with tracery decoration.(VCH, Staffs, Vol VII, p 236).

Listing NGR: SP0101399408

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 219150

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Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Stafford, (1976), 236

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