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Description: Church of St Peter
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
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SU 3852 HURSTBOURNE TARRANT CHURCH STREET,
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
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Source: English Heritage
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