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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1292718



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


District: Isle of Wight

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brighstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 392904

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SZ48SW B 3399, Mottistone 1354-0/8/80 CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL 18/01/67


Parish church. Fragmentary remains of C12 church built by Brian de Insula but enlarged in mid C15, the North or Cheke Chapel added in C16, the whole restored in 1863 when the window tracery, nave arches and piers, roofs and walls were reconstructed. Built of Isle of Wight stone rubble with ashlar dressings and tiled roof but shingled spire. Nave with aisles, West tower with spire, chancel, north chapel and south porch. West tower C15, rather low, with crenellated parapet, round- headed arched bell storey and recessed shingled spire with weathervane above. Nave and north and south aisles are C15. Perpendicular style with 2 double cinquefoil headed lights and deep plinth. South porch is C19, gabled with stone coping and cross-shaped saddlestone. Chancel has 2 restored cinquefoil-headed light windows. East window has C19 inter- secting tracery. North chapel has C19 double arched windows and C19 triple arched east window. Interior has nave of 2 bays with Perpendicular octagonal piers with double chamfered arches but bases of north arcade of c.1200. The chancel arch is Perpendicular but the base is of c.1200. The tower arch is Perpendicular and very narrow. Fine Jacobean pulpit with top panels with floral design, the lower panels with diamond motif. Victorian font. North chapel is C16 in Perpendicualr style but of 3 bays. Thin piers with 4 shafts and 4 hollows and 4 centred arches. Tomb chest to Jane Freake (wife of Robert Dillington) d.1674. Stone chest with 1 round-headed arch to ends and 2 to sides, with keystones and impost blocks. John Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone (1868-1947) is buried here. The Parclose screen and furnishings were designed by John, the architect son of General Jack Seely. The chancel tie beams are dated 1628. The roof was boarded from the wreckage of the 'Cedarine' a convict ship wrecked off the coast in 1862.

Listing NGR: SZ4055483724

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National Grid Reference: SZ 40555 83721


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