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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 154869
OS Grid Reference: SO5832040196
OS Grid Coordinates: 358320, 240196
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0586, -2.6093
DORMINGTON CP DORMINGTON
SO 54 SE
2/14 Church of St Peter
Parish church. Late C13 substantially restored 1877 by Blashill. Coursed
and dressed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, tiled roofs, shingle to
bell-turret. Nave, south porch, chancel and north vestry. Three-bay nave
with raised verges and three stepped buttresses, two lights with cusped
heads to right of gabled porch, bell-turret to west with small broach spire
and simple lucarnes, panel with row of cinquefoil shaped vents below spire;
two-bay chancel with raised verge and two pairs of trefoil-headed lights.
Interior: trussed rafter roof possibly retaining some C17 members.
Chancel arch of two chamfered orders with heavy imposts and chamfered
responds. Font, possibly C13, circular stem on square base, circular
bowl with moulded rim and necking. Monuments: south wall of nave wall
monument commemorating Margaret Carpender, died 1666, stone, broken pedi-
ment supported by draped allegorical figures; north wall of nave, wall
monument commemorating John Brydges, died 1668, stone open scrolled pediment
supported on twisted columns, drapery and garland below. The Norman door
knocker and the wall painting on the west wall mentioned by Pevsner and
the RCHM are now absent. (RCHM Vol II, p 70-71; BoE, p 115).
Listing NGR: SO5832040196
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