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The Church of St Peter, West Tytherley

Description: The Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 141015

OS Grid Reference: SU2741029741
OS Grid Coordinates: 427410, 129741
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0664, -1.6102

Location: Pug's Hole, West Tytherley, Hampshire SP5 1NP

Locality: West Tytherley
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 1NP

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Listing Text

SU 22 NE
3/9 The Church of St. Peter


Parish church. 1833 nave, tower and porch by G Guthrie, chancel 1877 and possibly
nave refenestrated. Earlier part header bond purple and blue brick, coursed
knapped flint, stone dressings and slate roof; chancel grey limestone, Bath stone
dressings, brick plinth, tile roof. Plan of nave with S porch, W tower and added
chancel. Chancel Decorated style with 3-light cinquefoiled, with 2 quatrefoils and
a trefoil in head, E window. Diagonal buttresses on corners. On sides 2 trefoiled
lancets and central buttress. Nave has plinth and giant corner pilasters. Each
side of centre square-headed 3-light cinquefoiled window with label to N and S.
To N in centre plank panel with label. To S porch with brick corner pilasters,
cornice and crennelations. Walls of flint with pointed brick arches, blind on
sides, open to S with iron gates. Inside reset slabs: 1688 to Anna Whithed,
1657 to Mary Whithed. To W tower with corner brick pilasters, those to E cut by
nave on lower stages. Walls of flint with to W door in pointed brick arch, to
S squareheaded 2-light cinquefoiled window. In middle stage to W pointed 2-light
cinquefoiled window. String to top stage and on all faces pointed bell opening.
Stone cornice and brick crennelations. Inside chancel all late C19. 2 order
Early English style chancel arch on foliated corbels. Timber screen. Nave has
monuments to S: 1833 to Barth. Bouverie, 1815 to Charles Wall. On N wall, from
old church, monuments: 1725 to Ann Smyth, 4 early C19 to Thistlethwayte family.
At W end gallery of timber on cast iron columns, bowed forward in centre, with
Royal coat of arms in centre. Under benefactors boards of 1725, and 1833 to
commemorate rebuilding. To N in centre opposite door is Norman font from old
church of square bowl on large central column with smaller corner shafts.
Interior of 1833 has box pews towards E and open pews to W.

Listing NGR: SP2578727277

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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