CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1382736
Date first listed:
05-Apr-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, VILLAGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, VILLAGE STREET

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Dorsington
National Grid Reference:
SP 13254 49708

Details

DORSINGTON

SP14NW VILLAGE STREET 1931-1/5/41 (East side) 05/04/67 Church of St Peter

GV II*

Church. 1754-8, probably on earlier foundations, with c1870 restorations and chancel. Brick laid to Flemish bond on coursed blue lias rubble plinth, with ashlar dressings; steeply pitched renewed graduated stone slate roofs. PLAN: 2-bay nave, small square chancel and west tower. EXTERIOR: flush quoins and coped gables. Chancel has coped gable with cross, east window with Y tracery, single-chamfered light to north and 2-light straight-headed south window. Nave has modillioned brick cornice; 2 windows of 2 single-chamfered trefoil-headed lights, probably 1870s. 3-stage tower has 2 string courses and plain stone-coped brick parapet with plain stone pinnacles; west entrance has plain moulded ashlar arch to plank door; top stage has blind segmental-headed windows with inset lights. INTERIOR: 4-bay roof has king post trusses with braces and iron straps; double-chamfered chancel arch with corbels, chancel roof has stop-chamfered members and boarding. FITTINGS: mostly 1870s, chancel has enriched panelling and altar rail on arched supports, plain pews with blind tracery to ends; pulpit, possibly reconstructed, has early C17 enriched round-arched panels and late C17 foliate panels, top cornice with egg-and-dart; prayer desk has similar cornice and linen-fold panels; octagonal Perpendicular font is plain with rich string course and cornice on mid C17 base with faceted panels, some C17 graffiti; painted 1870s charity panel. STAINED GLASS: some C19 and C20 glass; good C19 east window. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 286).



Listing NGR: SP1325449708

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
483121
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 286

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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