CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1362497
Date first listed:
07-Mar-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER

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Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST PETER
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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Lancaster (District Authority)
Parish:
Quernmore
National Grid Reference:
SD 51784 60317

Details

SD 56 SW QUERNMORE 5/158 Church of St. Peter -

- II

Church, 1860, by Paley. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. Comprises a nave, a north aisle under a pitched roof, north porch, and lower chancel. The 3-stage tower has diagonal buttresses, moulded string courses, and a solid parapet carried on a corbel table and pierced by lancet openings. On the north side is an octagonal turret rising above the level of the parapet. The bell openings are of 2 trefoiled lights under a pointed head, with angle shafts and hoods. The second stage has trefoiled single lights on each side. Below is a west window with pointed head and two trefoiled lights. The 3 south nave windows are of similar type and are separated by buttresses. The east window is of 3 lights, with Geometric tracery. At the east end of the north aisle is a wheel window. To the east of the porch on the north side are 2 aisle windows similar to those to the nave. The outer porch doorway has shafts with foliated capitals. The inner order of the arch has a head with large cusps. The interior is of local brick with sandstone dressings. The 3-bay arcade has moulded pointed arches on piers of 4 clustered columns and with foliated capitals. The high moulded tower arch has ball flower decoration. The moulded chancel arch has responds of 3 clustered shafts. The open timber roof has arch-braced collars, king posts, and cusped windbraces. Some of the timbers are carved with nailhead ornament. East window 1867 by Messrs. Powell of Whitefriars. 2 south windows, of 1880 and 1890, by Shrigley and Hunt. Tower window 1874 by F. Burrow.

Listing NGR: SD5178460317

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
182222
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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