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Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul
Date Listed: 8 February 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 119770
OS Grid Reference: TQ6692583298
OS Grid Coordinates: 566925, 183298
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5239, 0.4048
5221 ORSETT ROAD
Church of St Peter and
TQ 68 SE 6/6 8.2.60
C13 with C14 and C15 alterations. Ragstone and flint rubble with some Roman
and later brick, and limestone dressings. Tiled roofs. C13 chancel with
C15 east window of 4 cinquefoiled lights with vertical tracery in a 2 centred
head. North wall has C13 lancet window with shafted splays. Early C13 arcade
with 2 centred arches octagonal column with moulded capital and "Water holding"
base. Two, C15 windows in south wall. Two centred chancel arch with 2 hollow
chamfered orders. C13 nave, 4 bays, with 2 centred arches, on cylindrical
columns, moulded capitals and bases. C15 west window and doorway with moulded
jambs, 2 centred arch in a square head. North wall has 2, C13, clerestorey
windows. C13, north aisle has 2, C15, windows of 2 lights and a C13 lancet.
C15 north doorway with 2 centred hollow chamfered head and moulded label.
Now blocked. C15 window in west wall. C13 south aisle has 2, C14 windows
with trefoiled ogee lights and an early C13 lancet with moulded splays, carved
imposts and a restored head. South doorway is early C13, with rounded arch
of 2 moulded arches, jambs have 2 attached columns with moulded capitals
and bases. C15 north chapel, has one C15 window. Late C15 timber belfry
and spire with multiple arch bracing and cambered tie beams. C15 roof to
chancel is 7 cants, on moulded wall plates. Nave is basically crown posts
with Soulaces and ashlar pieces. Dormer windows inserted in C16 and C17.
South aisle has 3 cant roof. South porch is C15 with arch braces to collar
roof with spur ties at eaves. C14 font, with square bowl. Monument of 1634
to Daniel Caldwell and wife, with figures of prophets. Late C19 wood lectern
with turquoise and copper inlay.
Listing NGR: TQ6692583298
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