CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1265847
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, OUGHTRINGTON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, OUGHTRINGTON LANE

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

District:
Warrington (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Lymm
National Grid Reference:
SJ 69438 87145

Details

SJ 68 NE LYMM C.P. OUGHTRINGTON LANE (west side)

2/65 Church of St.Peter

II

Church, 1871-2, by Slater and Carpenter at expense of C.G.Dewhurst, in late C13 manner. Rock-faced grey snecked rubble sandstone with steep grey slate roofs. 5-bay aisled nave with south porch, gabled south vestry with truncated chimney, apsidal chancel, north-east spire. Rose west window above 4 trefoiled lancets to aisles; clerestorey windows of 2 trefoiled lancets with quatrefoil plate tracery; chancel has heavy buttresses and early Geometrical windows to apse. Square tower of 3 stages carries octagonal belfry with 2-light traceried bell-openings and pinnacles on colonnettes, below corbel table which carries a stone spire with (in order upwards) sex-, quinque-, quatre-, trefoil and circular openings. Interior. Cream stone pillars with brown bases and caps carry brown clerestorey shafts which support arched collar-beam trusses of timber and iron. Lean-to aisle roofs have exposed rafters. Full-height shafts carry the stone vault of the chancel. Blank arcade of 3 trefoils beneath each window in apse. Glass in apse windows and south aisle window by Kempe.

Listing NGR: SJ6943887145

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
423791
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: 09 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/16078/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Byrne. Source Historic England Archive
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