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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: 1139159



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Delamere

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57441

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DELAMERE C.P. CHESTER ROAD SJ 56 NE (North Side) 6/15 Church of St Peter 3/1/67 GV II

Church: dated 1817 on tower by James Gunnery at the expense of the Freemasons, much altered 1878 and vestry of 1915 (Pevsner and Hubbard). Ashlar buff Manley sandstone. Welsh slate roof. 2-bay nave and south aisle, short transepts, 1-bay chancel, south porch against west tower. Decorated style. Gabled porch has broadly moulded 2-centred arched entrance on colonettes. 3-light rectangular nave windows have trefoil-headed lights. Transept has diagonal buttresses and a 3-light window with reticulated tracery and a label mould. 2-light rectangular window with similar tracery. 4-light east window. North side has a window with Y-tracery from the original building. Small tower has diagonal buttresses and simple bands at each stage. Very plain, chamfered 2-light windows and lancets. Embattled parapet on band with gargoyles; pyramidal cap to tower. Interior: Entry into internal porch and area under the tower. Beneath west window is brass plaque recording the laying of the foundation stone and the architect's name. Short nave has west end with tower arch flanked by doorways with Caernarvon arches. 2-bay arcade to south aisle on plain column. Wide chancel has 2 pierced Gothic arch-braced trusses.

Listing NGR: SJ5603268577

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National Grid Reference: SJ 56032 68577


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