CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PETER, ST PAUL AND ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1331492
Date first listed:
07-Feb-1952
Statutory Address:
CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PETER, ST PAUL AND ST ANDREW, PRECINCTS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PETER, ST PAUL AND ST ANDREW, PRECINCTS

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

District:
City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 19416 98645

Details

819/1/1 PRECINCTS 07-FEB-52 PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PETER, ST PAUL AND ST ANDREW

GV I

TL 1998 NW 1/1 7.2.52

Rebuilding, after a disastrous fire, commenced in 1118 under Abbot John de Seez. Barnack stone. Nave circa 1150, west end circa 1177. West front and main consecration in 1238. Tower 1315. Porch late Cl4. Windows mainly renewed in C14 and C15. Main restoration by J L Pearson in 1882-6. Specially Important:- Nave ceiling of circa 1220, decorated with lozenge shaped panels containing the figures of kings, queens, saints, monsters etc. Retrochoir of 1496-1508 has 4 and 3 light windows with panel tracery separated by buttresses. Open parapet with seated figures on the tops of the buttresses. The interior has a handsome fan-vaulted roof on slender shafts, possibly designed by John Wastell who worked at King's College Cambridge. Monuments: Hedda Stone of circa 800 - grey stone with a pitched roof, carved with an inhabited scroll with stiffly carved frontal figures. Effigies in Alwalton marble of 4 abbots of between 1195 to 1225. Remains of the tomb of Queen Katharine of Aragon. C15 brass lectern. Glass of 1862 by Morris, Marshall and Faulkner in the south transept on the south wall. VCH (Northants) Vol II. NMR.

Listing NGR: TL1941698645

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
49632
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1906)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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