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Church of St Peter, Hurstbourne Tarrant

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: I
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 139805

OS Grid Reference: SU3852452990
OS Grid Coordinates: 438524, 152990
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2748, -1.4491

Location: Stoke Road, Hurstbourne Tarrant, Hampshire SP11 0AZ

Locality: Hurstbourne Tarrant
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP11 0AZ

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Listing Text

(North Side)

10/84 Church of St. Peter

Parish church. Late C12, C13, C15, and restoration of 1853. Transitional
nave and aisles of 4 bays, Early English chancel (virtually rebuilt in C19),
timber-framed tower set within the west end of the nave, south porch (1908).
Low-pitched lead roof, tiled porch, shingled tower with broach spire. Walls
of flint and rubble with stone dressings; lancets, coupled lancets, 2 Geometrical
and 1 Perpendicular window, 2 C14 clear-story windows, some buttresses. Within,
the pointed arcade rests on cylindrical columns, the font is C13 (with a C17
wood cover) the main frame of the tower incorporates parts of the screen, there
are prescription boards above the chancel arch and a Royal Coat of Arms of
George III attached to the tower-frame. There is a Jacobean pulpit, 2 old
communion rails, an old south door, and several wall monuments. A most
interesting feature is a set of medieval wall paintings in the north aisle,
the chief having the subject of 'The three living and three dead'.

Listing NGR: SU3832153091

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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