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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148348
OS Grid Reference: SP0161357205
OS Grid Coordinates: 401613, 257205
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2131, -1.9778
There is also a scheduled monument, Moated Site 150m North East of Inkberrow Church, 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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SP 01 57 INKBERROW CP CHURCH ROAD (south side)
10/74 Church of St Peter
Parish church. Early C15 incorporating probably C12 foundations, with late
C15, early C16 and 1784 alterations; 1887 restoration by Ewan Christian.
Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. West tower, nave, chancel, north aisle and
north chapel, north porch, south transept. West tower: early C15, four
stages, crenellated parapet, corner pinnacles, gargoyles below parapet;
belfry stage: two trefoiled light window under 2-centred head; second stage:
small square-headed window; west window on first stage: four cinquefoil
lights under 2-centred head in chamfered reveal with label; west door: :4-
centred arch with label. Nave and north aisle: early C15, aisle added late
C15; north wall: five bays divided by stepped buttresses capped by pinnacles,
crenellated parapet wall with moulded string course below, chamfered plinth;
north porch in second bay from west rebuilt late C19: ogee-headed door with
label, north door has 2-centred head with roll moulding and label, windows
of three 2-centred lights under 2-centred head, the eastern window with four
rather than three lights; south wall: four bays, three to west have three
trefoiled light windows under 2-centred head in chamfered reveal; between
two west windows a door with pointed segmental arch of two chamfered orders;
east bay filled by south transept (Dormston Chapel) of 1784: three trefoiled
light window under 2-centred head. Chancel: largely rebuilt 1887, small
portion of C14 work in north wall with two trefoiled light window with square
head; east window: three trefoiled lights under segmental pointed head; south
wall: eastern window of two trefoiled lights under 2-centred heads, west
window of two trefoiled lights under square head; priests' door between with
pointed segmental head, chamfered surround. Interior: nave: tall tower arch
with 2-centred head and two chamfered orders moulded continuously down jambs,
containing organ; four-bay arcade to north aisle: 2-centred arches of two
chamfered orders on octagonal columns with simple moulded capitals; arch to
south transept: 2-centred arch with two chamfered orders, the inner dying
into the responds; chancel arch 2-centred with two chamfered orders, responds
have engaged shafts. Chancel: three-seat sedillia, each with a trefoiled
head and piscina with 2-centred head in south wall. Roofs: all late C19;
chancel: three-bay arch-braced collar roof; nave: Tudor arched barrel vault,
plastered with timber ribs; lean-to roof over north aisle, south transept
has rafter roof with scissor braces. Fittings: pulpit at south-east corner
of nave, late C18 with Gothick panels; C17 communion table in north chapel;
memorial to John Savage, died 1631 in south transept, table tomb bearing
recumbent stone effigy with canopy supported on Corinthian columns, soffit
of canopy has Gothic quatrefoil panels with sub-cusping, an interesting
example of Gothic survival; square font on square pier, each side decorated
with three medallions, bearing designs including lamb, cross and fleur-de-lys,
soffit decorated with dog tooth ornament, c1200. Glass: east window north
chapel C15 fragments in head and in west window of north aisle. (VCH 3,
pp 427-429; BoE pp 200-201).
Listing NGR: SP0161357205
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Source: English Heritage
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