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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1094964



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

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ringwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1964

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 143715

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SU 1405 RINGWOOD MARKET PLACE (north side)

15/16 Church of St Peter and St Paul 30.9.64 GV II*

Parish Church. 1853-5 by F & H Francis. Rough dressed squared Swanage stone, limestone dressings, plain tile roof. Cruciform plan of chancel with north vestry (now linked to C20 meeting room), central tower, north and south transepts, aisled nave and south porch. Tall restrained church in late Early English/early Decorated style. East end of chancel has stepped triple lancet window with hoodmould angle buttresses. On sides 8 lancets with hoodmoulds that are linked, hipped buttresses between each pair, still level string that runs round them. Tower has octagonal south-east stair tower to 2nd stage with small slit-lights. At west end angle buttresses, similar square-plan tower with offset to top stage which has paired Decorated 2-light louvred bell openings south side has clock face. Moulded cornice below battlemented parapet with merlons pierced by quatrefoils. South transept has to east 2 paired lancets and buttress between. To south stepped quintuple lancet with hoodmould. Quatrefoil window in gable. Angle buttresses. North transept has vestry along east wall. Triple lancet north window with quatrefoil in gable and angle buttresses. Aisles have lower pitched lead roof. On sides 4 Decorated 3-light trefoiled window, sloping topped buttresses between. Corbelled parapet which carries round west end. Gabled south porch with 3-order archway and gable wall with angle buttresses. Windows in aisles, central 3-order west doorway, above 5-light Decorated window. Inside chancel rere arches to pairs of lancets and at east with marble shafts, string below. Stained glass 1857 by Ward and Hughes. 1870 reredos trefoiled arches under gables, marble panelling each side. South east late C13 double piscina. Arch-braced roof. Brass to John Prophete 1416 in slab. 2 order chancel arch on cluster of 3 large columns. 3 steps down. 3 similar arches in crossing. To north organ and monument 1724 to Henry Compton. To south transept chapel has monuments; 1681 to Barth Layton, 1768 to George Bright and family; 1760 to Hackman; 1778 to John Maule; high-set 1766 William Barfoot; 1784 John Briney; 1801 to James Mowbray. Both have hammerbeam roofs. Nave has 4 bay aisles on clustered shafts. Hammerbeam roof and principal rafter roof in aisles. North-east marble pulpit. In north aisles 3 hatchment boards, In south aisle 2 hatchment boards; monuments at east John and Anne Willis 1716-1727 to Newman family; 1785 to Arthur Newman; 1824 to Gally. VCH; 1911; Vol IV; p611-2.

Listing NGR: SP1523004800

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1911), 611-2

National Grid Reference: SU 14522 05360


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