CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1157584
Date first listed:
17-Nov-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Test Valley (District Authority)
Parish:
Melchet Park and Plaitford
National Grid Reference:
SU 27782 20316

Details

MELCHET PARK AND PLAITFORD CHURCH LANE SU 22 SE 1/8 Church of St Peter

II*

Parish church. C13 chancel and nave under one roof and S vestry, possibly chapel, restored 1856 adding N porch. Coursed flint, some decorative brick courses, dark ironstone and C19 Bath limestone dressings, old plain tile roof. Plan of chancel and nave under same roof with S chapel/vestry E of centre, much altered, and C19 central N porch; W bellcote with spire. E end has C19 triple stepped lancet window and plinth with C17 brick offset. N side has to chancel single pointed lancet, to W of nave double lancet. In centre open gabled porch of carved timber with arcaded sides, inside C13 chamfered pointed doorway with C19 door. On W pointed lancet. On S side beside S vestry, in chancel C19 pointed lancet. Vestry has similar on E side, and tiny C13 pointed lancet to S, with hipped roof. Nave has to W side of vestry double pointed lancet, in centre blocked C13 pointed doorway and at W C19 pointed lancet. W end has 2 C19 single lancets and triangular six-foiled window in gable. Over small bellcote with louvred opening on each face and boached spire. Inside in chancel C19 rear arches. On S wall C13 trefoiled piscina and chamfered roundheaded niche containing 28 medieval decorated tiles. At SE of nave, pointed door to vestry. 2 steps in chancel, upper having trefoiled arcaded altar rails. Nave has C19 rear arches. To W of doorways, C19 gallery of painted blind arcaded timber front and floor supported on slender cast iron columns. Under gallery recarved C13 font of octagonal bowl with spurs to form square lower part on large cylindrical stem with 4 marble corner columns. Roof replaced C19 with arched brace trusses and crennelated wallplate and rafters exposed in chancel. All furnishings C19.

Listing NGR: SP4068818818

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
141121
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: 23 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15255/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Hubbard. Source Historic England Archive
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