CHURCH OF ST PETERS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1357345

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETERS, VERE STREET W1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETERS, VERE STREET W1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 28661 81239

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History

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Details

TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER VERE STREET W1 56/63 Church of St Peter's 10.9.54 I Built as the Oxford Chapel for the Chandos Estate. 1721-24 by James Gibbs. Brown brick with red brick dressings and Portland stone, rusticated quoins, slate roof. Simple preaching box judged from outside with semicircular and segmental arched windows. Block bracketed cornice and parapet to long sides. Pedimented gable ends, at west end surmounted by smallsquare brick bell tower with bracketed cornice and domed octagonal 2-stage lead cupola. Doric tetrastyle stone pedimented at west end between architraved doorways with pediments. The interior despite screening off of aisles below galleries, is a forerunner in miniature of St Martin -in-the-Fields. Giant columns on pedestals rise to cross-vaults and segmental nave ceiling. Delicate and lovely Rococo plasterwork to shallow sanctuary and main ceiling by Bagutti. Stained glass by Burne Jones (Morris & Co) in east window of 1871 and south window 1882, north 1889.

Listing NGR: TQ2866081242

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 207377

Legacy System: LBS

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