CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1175052
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Lydford-on-Fosse
National Grid Reference:
ST5647531881

Details

ST53SW LYDFORD-ON-FOSSE CP HIGH STREET (West side) WEST LYDFORD

10/88 Church of St. Peter

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GV II*

Anglican Parish Church. 1846 by B. Ferrey on an earlier site. Coursed and squared lias rubble, Doulting dressings, stone tile roofs, coped verges with cruciform finials. Nave with a south porch, north aisle, chancel with a north vestry, west tower. Archaeologically correct Perpendicular. Tower with set-back buttresses, embattled parapet with pinnacles, prominant gargoyles, small south stair turret, 2-light bell-chamber windows, 3-light west window; 3 bay buttressed nave with an embattled parapet, 3-light windows; 4-bay north aisle, again buttressed with embattled parapet, 3-light windows; 2 bay chancel, pierced parapet with pinnacles, 4-light east window. Buttressed porch with paired wrought-iron dog gates. Loftly plastered interior under elaborate hammer-beam roofs. 4-bay arcade to north aisle, the piers with 4-hollows mouldings which may be re-used from a C15 structure, though much restored. Plain C15 octagonal font, a niche to each face of its base. C19 pews; C19 lectern in the form of a carved eagle; C19 pulpit, some C19 metal plaques to walls with pious texts. C17 chest; small C17 communion table. 5 C19 tables by Reeves of Bath, Wood of Bristol and Tyley of Bristol. C19 stained glass, particularly the east-window by Wailes of 1852. (Pevsner N. Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST5647531881

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
267560
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)

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: 11 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15843/25
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