CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1333352
Date first listed:
29-Jan-1953
Statutory Address:
EXETER CATHEDRAL, CATHEDRAL CLOSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
EXETER CATHEDRAL, CATHEDRAL CLOSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Exeter (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 92115 92550

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/08/2011



871/3/1 29-JAN-53

EXETER CATHEDRAL CATHEDRAL CLOSE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PETER

(Formerly listed under CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST PETER, CATHEDRAL CLOSE)

GV I

Commenced 1275 in grey Beer limestone, completed mid C14. 7 bay nave, palm vaulted 1353 onwards. 7 bays to the East of the crossing, 4 to the choir, 3 to the presbytery. Lady chapel of 3 bays. East end completed circa 1310. Triforum added 1316-18. West front of mid C14 with much figure carving, restored and cleaned 1972. Norman towers over the transepts. Cathedral restored by Scott 1870-7. Minstrels Gallery, mid C14. Bishop's Throne of 1313-1317, one of the finest pieces of woodwork of its date. Clock of 1376, restored and renewed. Font, 1692. Some good glass, East window of 1389. Many monuments.

All the listed buildings in Cathedral Close form a group.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
88931
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.

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