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Description: Church of St Peter Ad Vincula
Date Listed: 16 March 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 143133
OS Grid Reference: SU7060030762
OS Grid Coordinates: 470600, 130762
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0719, -0.9937
There is also a scheduled monument, Deserted medieval village at Colemore, 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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COLEMORE & PRIORS DEAN COLEMORE
SU 73 SW
4/1 Church of St Peter ad
listed as 'Church of
16.3.54 St Peter')
Parish church. c11, C12, C17, restorations of 1874 and 1975. Flint and rubble
stone walls, almost entirely covered in cement render, stone buttresses (1612 and
1874): windows mainly Victorian cusped lancets, but a small Norman window in the
Transept, a small late C12 lancet and a larger C13 lancet, with west window being
coupled lancets beneath a quatrefoil, triple lancets at the east end. Plain roof,
hipped above the transept, with a higher ridge above the end, ending with a bell
turret (1866) with a broach spire. Single cell church, with a north transept (and
Norman arch), south porch (1874), the east end having been refaced in 1874, and the
west end raised to form a belfry in 1612 (rebuilt 1866). Plain interior: piscinas
to chapel and transept, which has a small slype, remains of a rood stair, easter
sepulchre (restored), C15 wood screen, C17 nave roof, anda Purbeck C12 font (a
panelled square on drum and corner columns). There are wall monuments of 1692,
1748 and 1814, floor slabs, a floor brass of 1718, and 2 old bells (of 1380 and
1627) hung in the nave.
Listing NGR: SU7066030801
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Source: English Heritage
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