CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1349706
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1968
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH END

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH END

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Malvern Hills (District Authority)
Parish:
Bushley
National Grid Reference:
SO 87506 34366

Details

SO 83 SE BUSHLEY CHURCH END 4/18 25.3.68. Church of St Peter

II GV

Church 1843 by Edward Blore with chancel added 1856 by G G Scott. Built for E C Dowdeswell of Pull Court. Blue lias squared coursed rubble with Bath stone dressings. 1843 section is Perp. style with nave, transepts and West tower with broach spire. 3-stage tower with moulded West door and plaque over 'E.C.D. 1843'. Circular openings to 2nd stage, one with clock. 2-light bell openings. Battlements and slim flying buttresses to spire have been removed. Flat parapet and recessed spire. Nave has 2-light windows with hood-moulds, 3-light windows to transepts. Bath stone cornice, flat parapet formerly battlemented. Low slate roofs. Chancel is Decorated style, elaborate with steep slate roof, crocketted pinnacles and pierced parapet. 3-light East window with ballflower ornament. South East chapel attached. Chancel roof of curved braces on stone corbels. Interior: chancel fittings by Scott, including iron and brass gates, painted Italian Gothic style reredos and stalls. Encaustic tile floor. East window of c1856. In nave 3 windows of c1850 in crudely medieval style and fourth signed Warrington 1863. At West end a brass to Thomas Payne d1500. Numerous Dowdeswell memorials including 3 pedimented wall monuments in nave of 1633, 1673 and 1706 and 2 matching marble monuments, c1666 and c1683, each a column supporting an urn. In the South East chapel memorial signed J Hickey, c1775 to William Dowdeswell Chancellor of the Exchequer 1765-6.

Listing NGR: SO8750634366

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
151289
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05876/17
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