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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: 1331592



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


District: City of Peterborough

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Maxey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 50162

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TF 12009 07932


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