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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 10 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 132453
OS Grid Reference: SO8099610421
OS Grid Coordinates: 380996, 210421
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7921, -2.2769
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HARESFIELD HARESFIELD VILLAGE
SO 81 SW
4/194 Church of St. Peter
Anglican parish church. C12 core with restored north tympanum in
porch and small lancet on west chancel north wall; C14 tower and
porches, restored c1841-2 by Daniel Niblett. Ashlar on chamfered
plinth, stone slate roof with coped verges, saddlestones and
finials. West tower, nave with opposed north and south porches,
chancel built in 2 stages. Tower of 3 stages on moulded plinth
with stringcourses and clasped buttresses up to top of second
stage, gargoyles on top stringcourse, embattled parapet and
octagonal spire. Square stair tower on north wall; 2-light stone
belfry louvres to top stage and small rectangular vents to second
stage, with clock on south face. Large 2-light on west side. Nave
has 2-light Decorated windows flanking each gabled porch with small
diagonal buttresses. South porch has been blocked off, north porch
has geometric patterned Norman tympanum over medieval oak door with
strap hinges across whole width. C19 Perpendicular windows and
priest's door to chancel. Ogee headed true Perpendicular lancet to
north wall of east chancel.
Interior: 5-bay nave with trussed collar-beams and open Gothic
arcading above. Elaborate screen to tower, with C14 lierne vault.
Lead font possibly C14. Fittings mostly of C19. On north side of
chancel, C14 recumbent effigy of lady in ogee tomb recess,
additional effigy of similar date placed in front in C19
restoration. Several very fine stone and marble wall monuments of
C16 and C17, including several to Rogers and Niblett families.
(VCH, Gloucestershire, Vol X, 1972; David Verey, The Buildings of
England: Gloucestershire - The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980)
Listing NGR: SO8099610421
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