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Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
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7/198 Church of St Peter 19.3.62 II*

Anglican parish church, C13 to C15 with west tower of 1853. Rubble stone and ashlar with stone slate roofs and coped east gable. Nave with continuously roofed aisles, south porch and C19 north vestry, chancel and west tower. Tower is 2-stage with 2- light bell-openings, moulded cornice and pyramid roof. Three- window nave has south side 2-light leaded window with arched lights C16 or C17, large projecting gabled south porch with moulded plinth and moulded round-arched doorway, possibly C16, and 3-light C15 or C16 flat-headed window with cusped lights. Angle buttresses. North side has similar 2-light, C19 gabled vestry and similar 3- light, but with stone coped gable over. Heavy north-west angle buttress, two north-east buttresses. Chancel has pointed cusped single light each side, then large 2-light, that to north with hood and Y-tracery, that to south replaced by plain C17 chamfered mullion window with hoodmould, then flat-headed 2-light C15 or C16 cusped window. Similar east end flat-headed 3-light. South side has low pointed doorway. Interior: 2-bay arcades with octagonal piers and 2-chamfer arches Narrow aisles with various C12 capitals inset. C20 nave roof. West end wall has 2 cusped lancets in deep reveals and narrow centre door. Depressed-arch recess or blocked door to left. Pointed arched north door, now to vestry. Pointed arches at east end of each aisle, that to north aisle with rood stair. Two- chamfer chancel arch, inner order stopped on short wall shafts on head-corbels. Chancel has trussed rafter roof and south wall piscina and recess. (N. Pevsner Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST9642658809


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Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 23 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00415/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Charles Hart. Source Historic England Archive
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