CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1330322
Date first listed:
28-Jul-1950
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHAPEL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHAPEL STREET

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Congleton
National Grid Reference:
SJ 85954 62760

Details



702/1/5 CHAPEL STREET 17-DEC-03 (South side) CHURCH OF ST PETER

GV I Parish Church. Ancient foundation, the present church built 1740-2 and designed by William Baker of Audlem. Red brick with stone dressings; gable ends; stone slate roof. Georgian Gothick style pinnacled west tower of stone completed 1786. Iron casement windows, the upper semi-circular headed, the lower segmental headed. West doorway with 8-panelled divided door and fine Roman Doric column porch set at an angle.

INTERIOR. 3-sided gallery, Roman Doric columns to gallery with square piers below, virtually complete set of box pews to nave, aisles and galleries, the latter with paupers' pews to rear, C17 enriched pulpit, finely carved reredos. Some fine C18-C19 wall monuments, C18 brass chandelier. Large paintings of St.Peter and St.Paul by Edward Penny of Knutsford of 1748.

This very fine C18 church has an splendid interior which is particularly complete with galleries, finely carved reredos, a virtually complete set of box pews and other C18 fittings and paintings.

Listing NGR: SJ8595462758

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
55863
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 18 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01723/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr FE Hutchinson. Source Historic England Archive
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