CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1135747
Date first listed:
01-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, WAVERTON VILLAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, WAVERTON VILLAGE

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Waverton
National Grid Reference:
SJ 46180 63355

Details

SJ 46 SE WAVERTON C.P. THE VILLAGE (East Side)

2/28 Church of St. Peter

1/3/1967

GV II*

Church: tower C16, aisles and nave roof early-mid C17, restoration and additions dated 1845, and 1888 by John Douglas when clerestorey rebuilt. Ashlar Waverton red sandstone, Lakeland green slate roof. 3-bay nave, 1-bay chancel with continuous north and south aisles. 3-stage west tower. Nave bays are divided by buttresses and have rectangular windows of 3 round-headed lights. On south side is a blocked basket-arched door and a late C19 window of 2 ogee-headed lights. Similar round-headed light windows in clerestorey. 3-light perpendicular-style east window with round-headed light windows in the end of the aisles. Tower has angle buttresses and good 4-centred arched west doorway with arms in the spandrels below a label mould on figure stops. Central figure seated on hood mould flanked by the arms of the Dutton and Hatton families. 4-light Perpendicular window of 1888, square opening with quatrefoil, under hood mould and louvred 3-light bell opening in the top stage, below an embattled parapet. Late C19 recessed, shingled pyramidal roof. Interior: Entry into re-opened tower porch with plaques recording the restorations. Tall tower arch on applied hexagonal piers opens into nave with 3-bay arcades on octagonal piers. Restored hammer-beamed roof dated 1635 with carved brackets and pendants has dentilled arrises to arch braces and window braced purlins. Contemporary lean-to aisle roofs have similar decorative treatment. Chancel is timber framed internally (perhaps copying original treatment) and has good fittings of late C19/early C20 including a memorial pulpit of 1903 to the 1st Duke of Westminster. Very detailed board of customary table of tithes in porch.



Listing NGR: SJ4618063355

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
55540
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: 16 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/03135/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Len Shipley. Source Historic England Archive
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