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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: 1136248



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


District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Frampton Cotterell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 35425

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3/2 Church of St. Peter

G.V. II*

Anglican Parish Church. C15 tower, remainder 1858 by John Norton. Rubble, freestone dressings, slate roofs. West tower, nave, north and south aisles, south porch, chancel, south chapel. All Perpendicular. 3 stage tower with diagonal buttresses and plinth which carries shields on buttresses, and south-east polygonal stair-turret which rises to an ornate top, 2 tiers of cusped panels, then shield bearing angels, crocketed pinnacles and a conical cap; first stage has west door under moulded arch with hoodmould surmounted by an angel and terminated by regal stops, above is a 3-light pointed window, hoodmould has only head stops; second and third stages have one 2-light window per side under slight hoodmould, they are blank on the second stage and have quatrefoil tracery on the third; buttresses rise as crocketed corner pinnacles around a castellated parapet with cusped panels and central to each side an ogee-headed niche containing a statue. Gabled nave has castellated parapet and five 2-light clerestory windows, lean-to aisles have the same details with 3-light windows between buttresses topped by crocketed pinnacles. There is a similarly dressed, gabled south porch with diagonal buttresses. Tall, gabled chancel flanked by large pinnacles and dominated by large 5-light east window with transom and incorporating rose under crocketed hoodmould with regal stops, three 2-light north windows, quatrefoil plinth. The south chapel has a long 3-light window with transom (almost a low side light) and priest's door under a 2-light window with decorated spandrels between. Interior: very tall wave and hollow moulded tower arch, 5-bay arcade with 4 shafts, 4 waves to a column, mock hammer-beam roof rises from corbel shafts between clerestory windows, tall chancel arch behind slender screen and rood of C20, cusped and crocketed triple sedilia. Fittings: stone pulpit, screen with crocketed niches and statues of Peter and Paul; octagonal font may predate church; fine pair of chests, one simple Jacobean timber, one barrel- topped, iron clad on wheels. Memorial brass inscribed to John Symes 1661. Glass: a didactic series, probably by Bell of Bristol, preceded by one painted window, Annunciation with the new church in the background by C.L. Burckhardt of Munich, 186-. (Source: D. Verey, Buildings of England, Gloucestershire, The Vale and The Forest of Dean. 1970).

Listing NGR: ST6675882002

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)

National Grid Reference: ST 66758 82002


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