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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 140882
OS Grid Reference: SU2923429000
OS Grid Coordinates: 429234, 129000
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0596, -1.5842
There is also a scheduled monument, Site of manor house, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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EAST TYTHERLEY EAST TYTHERLEY
SU 22 NE
3/34 Church of St Peter
Parish church. Mid C13 chancel and nave, heavily restored 1862-3 when transepts
vestry and porch built, N transeptal tower 1898. Rubble flint with stone
dressings, old plain tile roof. Plan of C13 chancel with C19 N vestry, C13 nave
with C19 5 transept and N transeptal tower with N porch against W side. E end
of chancel has 3 C13 lancets, centre one wider. S wall has 2 similar lancets
and in centre and at E offset sloping buttress, prob C19. Low set at W blocked
C13 priests door. To N at E similar lancet, below it steps down to C18 brick vault
below C19 lean-to vestry with EE style door to E and paired trefoiled windows to
N. Tall nave has C19 gable wall and tall offset sloping buttress at E. S wall
has restored C13 lancets, one at E, 3 W of centre with similar buttresses between.
To E of centre gabled S transept with stepped 3 lancet S window, EE door to E.
In centre, partly hidden by buttress, blocked C13 door with keel roll hood. N wall
has similarly arranged lancets and buttresses and to E of centre tower with N 3
lancet window, reset C13 lancet to E, small N lancet to middle stage. Tiled
offset to top stage with paired louvred bell openings and overhanging bell-lip
roof with weathervane. On W gabled porch with wide pointed doorway and to W 2
trefoiled lights. To W large C13 lancet, offset sloping buttresses on corners
and gable wall with sanctus bellcote. Inside chancel wide splays to windows
with chamfered round arches. S and NE lancets have C13 stained glass figures.
NW lancet lights vestry, C19 door beside. E windows have C19 stained glass.
C19 stone and marble reredos, and others fittings and roof. Chancel arch C13 2
chamfered order label on nave side with mask stops, responds half-octagonal with
moulded capitals. Nave windows have wide splays with pointed chamfered arches.
S transept arch copy of chancel arch, N tower arch copy of outer order not carried
down but walled in. Original N doorway in larger round rear arch. At W end below
window, reset from S chancel wall, monument in stone, 1568 to Richard Gifford and
family, panel of kneeling figures of man and 3 bays to L and woman and daughters
to R, all looking to R, male's heads turned, above inscription, each side tapering
pilasters supporting cornice, and gable with achievement. Each side good C18
panelling which like altar rail is said to come from E Tytherley Manor which once
stood beside. C19 fittings, including stone NE pulpit, SE organ, corona lucis and
roof. At W C13 font of large octagonal bowl on round column on octagonal based
VCH; Vol 4; 1911; p517-8.
Listing NGR: SU2931927832
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