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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 27 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 169307
OS Grid Reference: TQ5755142784
OS Grid Coordinates: 557551, 142784
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1626, 0.2519
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SOUTHBOROUGH THE COMMON
(north west side)
Church of St Peter
Originally small-scale brick structure seating 500 built in 1830 by Decimus
Burton for John Deacon for whom Burton was extending Mabledon Park. Yellow-
brick and sandstone. Extended 1883 by Ewan Christian, who added the unusual
west-work of town and spire flanked by 2-storey projections, (porches and stair-
cases). Clerestoried chancel, buttresses and geometrical tracery inserted into
Burton's wide lancets, also of this date. 5 bay nave. 2 pairs of quatrefoil
windows in each side of chancel clerestorey. West gallery. See Philip Miller,
Decimus Burton, 1800-81,Exhib Cat, Building Centre, London, 1981,29.
Listing NGR: TQ5755142784
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Source: English Heritage
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