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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 147643
OS Grid Reference: SP1286046898
OS Grid Coordinates: 412860, 246898
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1203, -1.8136
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SP 1246 PEBWORTH FRONT STREET
30.7.59 Church of St Peter
Church C14, C15 and C16. Blue lias stone with some Cotswold stone. Plain tile roofs,
coped gables. West tower, nave, South aisle, North porch and chancel. Tower C14 and
C15, 2 stage with battlements, 2 light bell-openings and small angle buttresses. Deep
set C15 tall West window. Nave with coved stone eaves and corner buttresses. North
side one small square light, 2-light Dec window and cusped lancet. North door with
pointed hollow chamfer arch, C16 wooden door and stone gabled North porch with
chamfered pointed arch. Plastered nave roof with 3 C16 tie-beams. Three bay Perp.
South arcade to C16 South chapel with 3-light East window, blocked door and two
2-light South windows. Niche in East wall of aisle and small credence in side wall.
Niche in East wall of nave and credence in side wall. Opening to former rood-stair.
C15 moulded chancel arch. Chancel with 3-light Perp. East window; North side cusped
lancet, pointed arched door and Perp. Two-light window. South side with 2-light
window set in blocked larger opening and C16 2-light window. Small aumbry on North
side and credence/piscina on South. Some medieval glass in head of East window.
Plain turned altar rails. Plastered roof with 2 tie-beams. Jacobean pulpit. Perp
Monuments: South aisle 1629 wall memorial Jocabean style to R Martin of Broad
Marston. Chancel 1720 carved wall memorial signed E Woodward to R Martin. Various
early to mid C19 marble wall monuments to members of the Shekell family by Lewis. A
small village church relatively untouched by C19 restoration.
Outside the North wall of the nave is a weathered medieval stone recumbent effigy of a
Listing NGR: SP1285746902
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