CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1331592
Date first listed:
15-Dec-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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

District:
City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Maxey
National Grid Reference:
TF 12009 07932

Details

1. 5141 MAXEY HIGH STREET (south side) Church of St Peter TF 10 NW 3/360 15.12.55 I 2. Built of coursed stone and ashlar with lead and slate roof. Norman nave with early C15 clerestory windows the small Norman clerestory windows can be seen from inside. North aisle has straight headed Decorated windows. South aisle has C19 windows, south doorway with panels inside arch with angled heads. C19 south porch. C13 chancel with 2-light south windows one with Y tracery, the other has foiled circle and a 3-light Perpendicular east window. Small, late C13 treasury on south east of chancel with lancets, some with iron grilles and vaulted. Chantry chapel on north side of chancel founded 1367 but rebuilt C15 with large Perpendicular windows and battlements. West tower in 4 storeys, the first 3 stages early C12, the lower 2 have thin flat buttresses strengthened in C14 with buttress set-offs. The third stage is arcaded on a corbel table, the centre arch contains 2-light bell openings. The top stage of the tower is Perpendicular and has battlements. Interior: early C12 tower arch, the arch itself remodelled. Two bay Norman north arcade with window piers with scalloped capitals and heavy square abaci and roll moulded arches. Late C12 south arcade with circular piers, light square abaci, scalloped capitals and 2 chamfered arches with nailhead decoration. C13 chancel with fine arch between chapel and north aisle with pierced cusps and sub cusps. Sedilia and Piscina with ogee arches and crocketed gables. Perpendicular Easter Sepulchre with ogee arch and quatrefoiling. C18 font. VCH Northants Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF1200907932

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
50162
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14031/01
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