CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1186230
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1989
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, NEW ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, NEW ROAD

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
North Warwickshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Water Orton
National Grid Reference:
SP 17700 91095

Details

WATER ORTON NEW ROAD SP19SE Water Orton 4/109 Church of St. Peter and St. Paul - II Church. 1879. By Bateman and Courser. Rock faced ashlar with smooth ashlar dressings; plain tile roof with coped verges. North-west tower, 4-bay nave with north aisle, north-east transept and polygonal apse flanked by vestry and organ chamber. Gothic style. Tower: 3 stages marked by strings with angle buttresses dying into the second stage, corner pinnacles and recessed stone spire. Pointed west doorway of 2 wave-moulded orders with double-leaf plank door. Single-light pointed windows to west face of first stage and to the second stage; pointed third stage windows of 2 trefoil-headed lights and 2 roll and fillet-moulded orders springing from colonettes. Around the base of the spire is a frieze of quatrefoils. Nave and aisle: square-headed windows of 2 lights and unorthodox Decorated tracery; sexfoiled clerestory lights; pointed west window with cusped intersecting tracery. The north transept has a pointed 3-light window with Geometrical tracery matched by a similar window directly opposite in the south wall. 3-light pointed windows with Geometrical tracery to the chancel apse. Interior: 4-bay north arcade consisting of pointed arches of 2 chamfered orders springing from cylindrical columns with moulded capitals and bases. Arch-braced collar roof with king-posts above the collars; the arch braces spring from colonettes which in turn stand on corbels. Pointed chancel arch and vaulted chancel with roll and fillet moulded ribs with green man heads as imposts. The chancel windows have hood moulds with stiff leaf stops. Stained glass in all 3 eastern windows. Fittings: good octagonal font, the basin is panelled and has colonettes at the angles. Octagonal pulpit with panelled and traceried sides and pedestal. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p466)

Listing NGR: SP1770091095

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
309423
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 466

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: 21 Sep 1999
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