Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1301531

Date first listed: 11-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER

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

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley (District Authority)

Parish: East Tytherley

National Grid Reference: SU 29234 29000




Parish church. Mid C13 chancel and nave, heavily restored 1862-3 when transepts vestry and porch built, N transeptal tower 1898. Rubble flint with stone dressings, old plain tile roof. Plan of C13 chancel with C19 N vestry, C13 nave with C19 5 transept and N transeptal tower with N porch against W side. E end of chancel has 3 C13 lancets, centre one wider. S wall has 2 similar lancets and in centre and at E offset sloping buttress, prob C19. Low set at W blocked C13 priests door. To N at E similar lancet, below it steps down to C18 brick vault below C19 lean-to vestry with EE style door to E and paired trefoiled windows to N. Tall nave has C19 gable wall and tall offset sloping buttress at E. S wall has restored C13 lancets, one at E, 3 W of centre with similar buttresses between. To E of centre gabled S transept with stepped 3 lancet S window, EE door to E. In centre, partly hidden by buttress, blocked C13 door with keel roll hood. N wall has similarly arranged lancets and buttresses and to E of centre tower with N 3 lancet window, reset C13 lancet to E, small N lancet to middle stage. Tiled offset to top stage with paired louvred bell openings and overhanging bell-lip roof with weathervane. On W gabled porch with wide pointed doorway and to W 2 trefoiled lights. To W large C13 lancet, offset sloping buttresses on corners and gable wall with sanctus bellcote. Inside chancel wide splays to windows with chamfered round arches. S and NE lancets have C13 stained glass figures. NW lancet lights vestry, C19 door beside. E windows have C19 stained glass. C19 stone and marble reredos, and others fittings and roof. Chancel arch C13 2 chamfered order label on nave side with mask stops, responds half-octagonal with moulded capitals. Nave windows have wide splays with pointed chamfered arches. S transept arch copy of chancel arch, N tower arch copy of outer order not carried down but walled in. Original N doorway in larger round rear arch. At W end below window, reset from S chancel wall, monument in stone, 1568 to Richard Gifford and family, panel of kneeling figures of man and 3 bays to L and woman and daughters to R, all looking to R, male's heads turned, above inscription, each side tapering pilasters supporting cornice, and gable with achievement. Each side good C18 panelling which like altar rail is said to come from E Tytherley Manor which once stood beside. C19 fittings, including stone NE pulpit, SE organ, corona lucis and roof. At W C13 font of large octagonal bowl on round column on octagonal based VCH; Vol 4; 1911; p517-8.

Listing NGR: SU2931927832


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Legacy System number: 140882

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1911), 517-518

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