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Church of St Peter, Leck

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182432

OS Grid Reference: SD6431276594
OS Grid Coordinates: 364312, 476594
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1839, -2.5483

Location: Leck, Lancashire LA6 2JD

Locality: Leck
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA6 2JD

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Listing Text

SD 67 NW

2/136 Church of St.Peter


Church, 1878-9 by Paley & Austin, rebuilt by Austin & Paley in 1915 after
a fire. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. Comprises a west tower with
spire, a nave with north aisle and south porch, a lower chancel, and a
vestry. The tower is of 2 stages with battered walls, a plinth, 2 string
courses, and an octagonal slated spire set back behind a solid parapet.
The bell openings are each of one cinquefoiled light. The west window is
of 3 lights under a pointed head with Perpendicular tracery. The south
nave wall is of 2 bays and has windows of 4 elliptically-headed lights
under a flat head. To the right a buttress separates the nave from the
chancel, which has windows of 3 and one trefoiled lights. The south porch
is of timber and has a doorhead carved with a depressed ogee. The inner
stone doorway is moulded and his a pointed arch. The east window has a
segmental head with hood and is of 8 trefoiled lights. Interior has 5-bay
arcade with pointed arches chamfered in 2 orders and round piers with
moulded caps. A further arch on the north side of the chancel opens into
an organ chamber. The tower arch and chancel arch are both pointed. The
open timber roof has trusses with arch-braced king posts rising from
collars and common rafters with collars and straight braces. The font is
octagonal, of sandstone with carved decoration.

Listing NGR: SD6431276594

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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