THE PRIORY CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1077617
Date first listed:
24-Jul-1954
Statutory Address:
THE PRIORY CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE PRIORY CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Leominster
National Grid Reference:
SO 49852 59278

Details

SO 4959; 808-1/1/3

LEOMINSTER

The Priory Church of St Peter and St Paul

24/07/54

GV

I

Priory now parish church. C12, C13 and C14. Ashlar sandstone; lead roofs. Norman priory church to north, with west tower, and C19 north aisle; C13 parish church to centre; C14 south aisle with south-west porch. EXTERIOR: north front: leaded clerestory lights recessed under semicircular arches between pilaster buttresses, over pentice-roofed aisle with 5 lancet windows and 4 timber dormers. Tower: 2 tiers of quatrefoil-headed mullion lights; blind arcading to parapet and finials with ballflower ornamentation; ornate west doorway with dogtooth mouldings to arches on carved capitals. West front: buttressed window with ornate tracery; Decorated window to south aisle. South front: five 4-light Decorated windows with ballflower ornamentation; buttresses to parapet with trefoil-headed balustrading; Porch with moulded pointed arches on clustered colonnettes; panelled ceiling. East front: C14 east window, and south aisle window, with ballflower ornamentation; plain light to north aisle, under moulded arch on colonnettes. INTERIOR: organ-case, dated 1739; wall painting; Kempe glass.

Listing NGR: SO4985359277

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
459470
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 111-114
Price, J , An Historical and Topographical Account of Leominster and Vicinity, (1795)

Legal

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

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