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REMAINS OF FORMER CHURCH OF ST PETER INCLUDING TOWER AND PORCH

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.

Name: REMAINS OF FORMER CHURCH OF ST PETER INCLUDING TOWER AND PORCH

List entry Number: 1305482

Location

REMAINS OF FORMER CHURCH OF ST PETER INCLUDING TOWER AND PORCH, PETER'S STREET

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Frocester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 132910

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SO 70 SE FROCESTER PETER'S STREET (west side)

1/116 Remains of former Church of St Peter including tower and porch

GV II

Remains of former parish church. Medieval with C15 porch, tower rebuilt 1849 by Francis Niblett. Random rubble limestone base walls; ashlar porch with plain tile roof. Coursed rubble limestone tower with ashlar spire. Outline of church retained in low walls; south porch and north tower surviving. Tower: 2-stage with narrow trefoil side windows and moulded pointed north doorway. Projecting stair turret on west side with blocked doorway. Two- light lancet belfry openings with stone louvres. Broach spire with lucarnes to cardinal faces. Bold stone finial with weathercock. Parapet gabled south porch with 4-light side windows having central king mullion. Diagonal buttresses to front wall with plain pointed archway. Wagon roof internally. C20 coping to cut-down church walls. Gravel surface within . Church demolished in 1952, stone being used to build Wycliffe College chapel in Stonehouse. (N.M. Herbert, 'Frocester' in V.C.H. Glos. x, 1972, pp 170-178; and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1976)

Listing NGR: SO7710503270

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1972), 170-78
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SO 77105 03270

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