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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0564 / 52°3'22"N

Longitude: -2.7138 / 2°42'49"W

OS Eastings: 351156

OS Northings: 240014

OS Grid: SO511400

Mapcode National: GBR FL.DMGD

Mapcode Global: VH85N.XK6Y

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Location: Hereford, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Parish: Hereford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Listing Date: 10 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372483

Source ID: 1196883

Listing Text


HEREFORD

SO5140SW ST PETER'S SQUARE
683-1/8/296 (North side)
10/06/52 Church of St Peter

GV II*

Parish church. Late C13/early C14, restored c1885 by
Nicholson. Ashlar sandstone, and rubble; slate roof.
PLAN: nave, chancel, south aisle, and tower with spire.
EXTERIOR: south front: 3 stained-glass windows under moulded
pointed arches; porch with wrought-iron gates; stepped
buttresses; corner buttresses with finials to tower; ribbed
spire with weather-vane. East front: Perpendicular window
under semicircular arch, in coursed dressed stone.
INTERIOR: C15 stalls and misericordes; contains work by
Grinling Gibbons (the Royal Arms of William III and the panels
to the pedal organ in the chancel).
HISTORICAL NOTE: the C14 spire of this church contains C14
bell which is thought to have been the "Common Bell" used to
give warning of danger to the citizens of Hereford.
(Duncumb J: History of the County of Hereford: 1804-: 597;
RCHME).


Listing NGR: SO5115640014

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