THE CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1330057
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1983
Statutory Address:
THE CHURCH OF ST PETER, MIDDLEWICH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CHURCH OF ST PETER, MIDDLEWICH ROAD

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Minshull Vernon
National Grid Reference:
SJ 68153 59412

Details

SJ 65NE MINSHULL VERNON C.P. MIDDLEWICH ROAD

3/8 The Church of St.Peter

II

Parish church, 1847-49 by John Matthews. Rock faced masonry with steep slate roof, a Commissioners' Church in Lancet style. 4 bay nave with narrower less lofty chancel. Asymmetrical projections north and south between nave and chancel are respectively the organ chamber and a small vestry. Projecting moulded plinth, corner and inter-window buttresses reducing at sill level, moulded sill band. Windows mainly lancets, with hood moulds, generally paired but three with stained glass to chancel gable. Gothic porch north at west end of nave has entrance flanked by single shafts. Coved eaves cornice, coping to gables and twin bell-cote with single bell. Modern vestry added to nave gable of no interest.

Interior: Choir stalls, with poppyheads, flank the chancel and front the organ. The nave benches are similar. Eagle lectern with crocketted pinnacle base. Trefoil headed sedilia to chancel north wall. Oak pulpit with stone base with access from the vestry. Moulded sanctuary arch supported on three coupled shafts. Nave roof has hammer beam arched trusses with curved braces above high collar, exposed rafters and boarded soffits. The chancel roof is of braced collared rafters. Oak framed war memorial with gilded crucifix.

Listing NGR: SJ6815359412

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
56631
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Register, accessed 30 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/600

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: 15 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05487/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr J M Pickering. Source Historic England Archive
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