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Description: Church of St Peter and St Thomas
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 155591
OS Grid Reference: SO4271430634
OS Grid Coordinates: 342714, 230634
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9712, -2.8353
WORMBRIDGE CP -
SO 43 SW
2/56 Church of St Peter
and St Thomas
Parish church. C12 origins and C13 lower stage to west tower, entire
church extensively restored and refaced 1851-9. Dressed and squared
sandstone rubble refacing to earlier rubble structure, ashlar dressings,
C20 concrete tiled roof with Welsh slate to spire. West tower, nave
with north porch and chancel. West tower: three stages with broach spire,
single C13 lancets to each side of lower stage, large C19 trefoil headed
lights to bell stage with hoodmoulds. Buttressed nave has three C19 lancets
to left and one to right of C19 timber-framed north porch, north door of
c1200, semi-circular headed of two orders, inner chamfered and outer plain.
The south wall has four similar C19 lancet windows. The chancel is also
buttressed and has one C19 window of two trefoil headed lights with a two-
centred arched head to both the north and south walls. The east window has
three stepped lights. Interior: C13 tower arch with two-centred head of two
chamfered orders and moulded label. The pulpit incorporates pieces of C18
woodwork given to the church in 1870 from Newnham Paddox in Leicestershire;
panels with caryatids in strapwork fetters and one panel with figures of
Virgin with Child and St John. Also some fragments of C18 dado panelling
in nave. Chancel contains monuments to Clive family of Courtfield; Lady
Catherine Clive, died 1882, and Charles Clive, 1883. (RCHM, Vol I, p 254-5;
BoE, p 325).
Listing NGR: SO4271430634
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Source: English Heritage
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