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Church of St Peter, Lugwardine

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 154972

OS Grid Reference: SO5509041034
OS Grid Coordinates: 355090, 241034
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0659, -2.6565

Location: A438, Lugwardine, County of Herefordshire HR1 4AT

Locality: Lugwardine
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR1 4AT

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Listing Text

SO 5441 - 5541
8/122 Church of St Peter
Parish church. C13 and late C14 with survival of C12 window, additions
and restoration of 1871-2 by F R Kempson. Coursed sandstone rubble with
ashlar dressings, tiled roofs. West tower; nave with north aisle including
former north transept to east, vestry to east, south aisle including south
transept to east; chancel with south chapel. Late C14 west tower, three
stages, moulded plinth, two string courses and embattled parapet, stepped
diagonal buttressing; single trefoil-headed light in square surround to
second stage, 2-light window with trefoil ogee-headed lights and quatre-
foil to bell stage; entrance to west, 4-centred arch in square head with
cusped spandrels; nave, south front with two gables of south aisle and
former south transept, 3-light C19 window to each gable end, reset light
with semi-circular head to west return of south aisle; north transept
retains restored late C14 window of three trefoiled ogee-headed lights;
chancel: C19 chapel to south with single trefoil headed light to left of
gable with two similar larger lights with continuous label, roundel in
gable, a partially blocked C13 window in chancel of single trefoil-headed
light to right of C19 chapel, north front of dhancel retains four restored
and partially altered similar single trefoil-headed lights. Interior:
trussed rafter roof to nave, probably C19, four-bay nave with C19 arcades
to north and south, further C19 two-bay arcades aligned north/south dividing
north aisle and north transept and similarly to south aisle and transept;
late C19 tower arch of two orders, inner moulded and outer hollow chamfered,
C19 chancel arch. C19 fittings. Monuments In west tower against south wall
monument to William Reed, Sheriff and J P, 1634, large freestone monument
with base, effigy and canopy, four kneeling figures to base in contemporary
dress, semi-reclining effigy with head propped on elbow also in contemporary
dress, semi-circular surround to rear panel with rectangular inscription
panel and decorative detail, coats of arms above inscription panel and in
spandrels formed by semi-circular surround; canopy supported on Ionic
columns with entablature and further decorated by shields of arms, large
shield with arms above canopy; west wall of south aisle, wall tablet to
Jane Best, 1622, brass inscription plate with columned wooden surround;
south wall of south transept, wall monument to John Best, 1637, stone demi-
figure preaching in clerical costume above rectangular inscription panel
with slate inset. (BoE, p 243; RCHM Vol II, pp 122-124).

Listing NGR: SO5509141034

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Source: English Heritage

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