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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 29 May 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 140382
OS Grid Reference: SU3555935143
OS Grid Coordinates: 435559, 135143
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1145, -1.4934
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SU 3535 STOCKBRIDGE STOCKBRIDGE
15/20 CHURCH OF ST PETER
Parish church. 1866-7 by J Colson. Flint with stone dressings, old plain tile
roof. Plan of chancel with N vestry/organ chamber. N & S transeptal chapels
and nave with aisles and in SW corner tower having S door. Chancel has 3-light
Perp E window copying E vestry window; reused C15 3-light trefoiled window with
traceried head, diagonal buttresses. To S central buttress and single trefoiled
light and squareheaded 2-light. To N in vestry door and single lights. Tran-
septal chapels as tall as chancel with 3-light Perp windows. To E of S one
c.1300 2-light pointed window. Tall nave with trefoils high in gables and out-
shot aisles with buttresses between bays, and reused C14 squareheaded 2 or 3-light
trefoiled windows. To W of N aisle mid C12 2-light lancet, with circular light
in head, window to W of nave window large pointed trefoil window. In W bay of S
aisle tower with buttresses to bottom stage, pointed S door, W half-octagonal
stair tower to 2nd stage, with S window of 2-pointed lights with round light in
head. Offset top stage having 3 separate bell openings on each face. Added
short broach spire. Inside chancel slurred glass; rear arch of E window has
shafts supporting keel mould. Below painted reredos. Painted barrel-vaulted
roof with ribwork, on foliage corbels. Pointed chancel arch on foliage corbels.
Arcades on round piers with free Decorated foliage. In S transept E window in large
rear arch with trefoiled niche. Stained glass in aisles. Norman Purbeck
font of table top type on short round column on square base. King post roof
and in aisles arch brace on corbel. SW corner has tower with door into nave.
Listing NGR: SU3549935143
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