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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: 1330322



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


District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Congleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55863

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 85954 62760


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