CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST THOMAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1099588
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST THOMAS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST THOMAS

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wormbridge
National Grid Reference:
SO 42714 30634

Details

WORMBRIDGE CP - SO 43 SW 2/56 Church of St Peter and St Thomas 26.1.67 GV II

Parish church. C12 origins and C13 lower stage to west tower, entire church extensively restored and refaced 1851-9. Dressed and squared sandstone rubble refacing to earlier rubble structure, ashlar dressings, C20 concrete tiled roof with Welsh slate to spire. West tower, nave with north porch and chancel. West tower: three stages with broach spire, single C13 lancets to each side of lower stage, large C19 trefoil headed lights to bell stage with hoodmoulds. Buttressed nave has three C19 lancets to left and one to right of C19 timber-framed north porch, north door of c1200, semi-circular headed of two orders, inner chamfered and outer plain. The south wall has four similar C19 lancet windows. The chancel is also buttressed and has one C19 window of two trefoil headed lights with a two- centred arched head to both the north and south walls. The east window has three stepped lights. Interior: C13 tower arch with two-centred head of two chamfered orders and moulded label. The pulpit incorporates pieces of C18 woodwork given to the church in 1870 from Newnham Paddox in Leicestershire; panels with caryatids in strapwork fetters and one panel with figures of Virgin with Child and St John. Also some fragments of C18 dado panelling in nave. Chancel contains monuments to Clive family of Courtfield; Lady Catherine Clive, died 1882, and Charles Clive, 1883. (RCHM, Vol I, p 254-5; BoE, p 325).

Listing NGR: SO4271430634

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
155591
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931), 254-5
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 325

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: 05 Feb 2003
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