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CHURCH OF ST PETER

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER

List entry Number: 1137123

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER, CROSS HANDS ROAD

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

County:

District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Pilning and Severn Beach

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 35335

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 58 NE PILNING AND SEVERN CROSS HANDS ROAD (north side) BEACH

7/230 Church of St. Peter

G.V. II

Parish church. 1855 by H. Crisp, with late C20 south extension in same style. Snecked rubble, stone dressings, plain tiled roof with raised coped verges. Nave, chancel, west porch, north vestry. Early English style. West front has large 3-light window with hood mould continuous over each light, gabled porch with pointed arched opening and mask stops to hood mould, inner door in chamfered surround, open bellcote with 2 bells, cross finial to porch and bellcote, weathered angle buttresses. 5-bay nave has south west door with smaller gabled porch, all windows lancets with continuous hood mould broken by buttresses; plinth. North vestry (entered from chancel) has 2-light window with trefoil head, hood mould, lion and mask gargoyles and east door with shaped head; chancel. has 3-light east window each with trefoil head, continuous hood mould and stops, cross finial. South extension has embattled flat roof. Interior: 5-bay nave has arched-brace and collar roof, corbels to arched-braces, moulded wall-plate and 2 rows of purlins; pointed segmental arched opening to pulpit with 3 chamfered orders, high pointed arch to chancel has triple jamb- shafts with moulded bases and ball capitals. Chancel has common rafter roof, door to vestry with shaped head, piscina to north wall, 2-light window and door to south, both leading to C20 extension. Fittings: contemporary pulpit, pews and font, Norman font in nave with square bowl, lead lining and square pedestal, probably removed from Church of St. Thomas, Northwick (q.v.) at time of demolition. (Sources: Verey, D. : Buildings of England, Gloucestershire : The Vale and The Forest of Dean. 1970).

Listing NGR: ST5576785064

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 55767 85064

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