PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1227107
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1968
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL, OLD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL, OLD STREET

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Malvern Hills (District Authority)
Parish:
Upton-upon-Severn
National Grid Reference:
SO 85151 40277

Details

UPTON-UPON-SEVERN OLD STREET SO 8540 2/100 (east side) 25.3.68 Parish Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul GV II* 1878-9 by Sir A W Blomfield for G E Martin of Ham Court. An imposing church with a landmark spire. Yellow rock-faced Stanway stone with Bath stone dressings. Nave, aisles, chancel, N chapel and SE vestry/organ loft. NW 3-stage tower with 1831 broach spire. Decorated style. Five bay nave with octagonal piers and paired clerestory lights. Five light east window, 4 light west window.

Tie beam and collar nave roof with crown posts and arched bracing to purlins from queen struts. Ceiled chancel roof, partly painted by Heaton, Butler and Bayne 1884. Elaborately carved sedilion and piscina in south chancel wall.

Significant fittings include carved stone and alabaster reredos c1880, iron and bronze Arts and Crafts type altar rails 1907 by Nelson Dawson, timber chancel screen moved to west end of nave and stone font c1880.

Fine west window c1906 by Christopher Whall, good east window, c1884, Heaton Butler and Bayne, poor nave glass 1899-1902.

From previous church, C18 font in N chapel, marble wall plaque to Mary Bramley d. 1737 in N aisle and other, plain, wall plaques. C14 mutilated effigy of a knight broken and lost in 1757, rediscovered 1834. Said to be one of the Bateler family.

Building News. 35. 1879. 558.

Listing NGR: SO8515140277

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
424719
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Building News' in Building News, , Vol. 35, (1879), 558

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: 04 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04629/25
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