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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 139914
OS Grid Reference: SU3636758085
OS Grid Coordinates: 436367, 158085
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3207, -1.4795
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SU 35 NE LINKENHOLT
2/5 Church of St. Peter
20.12.60 (formerly listed as Church)
Parish chruch. 1871, by William White. A rebuilding in Early English style
of a Norman church, incorporating original doorway, font, and 1 window.
Aisleless nave and chancel with a small north vestry and a south porch. Tile
roof, bell turret at the west end with exposed timber frame (with plastered
panels), the west main 3 verticals resting on stone brackets: shingled broach
spire. Walls of large flints with stone dressings and thin red brick bands,
one stepped buttress: 3 small windows (one being an early window rebuilt into
the north side of the nave) 4 traceried lights, triple lancets at the east end,
narrow priest's and vestry doors, and a (replaced) entrance doorway having a
round arch and simple label motif. The gabled and timber-framed porch rests
on the stone base walls. Within, there is a piscina and a low gated screen
beneath the chancel arch, massive belfry timbers, and a Norman font (being
a tapered drum with a shallow chevron ornament at the top), coloured floor tiles
to the chancel, arch-braced chancel roof and Kingpost trusses to the nave.
Listing NGR: SP3521952774
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Source: English Heritage
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