Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 196145
OS Grid Reference: TF3402867935
OS Grid Coordinates: 534028, 367935
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1916, 0.0046
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LUSBY VILLAGE STREET
TF 36 NW
1/22 Church of St.Peter
(formerly listed under
Parish church. Cll, C12, C13, C15, altered and reduced c.1893 by
Ewan Christian,early C20 narthex. Greenstone squared rubble,
ashlar dressings, slate roof and bellcote. Nave with western
bellcote, later narthex, chancel. The west end of the nave has
wide stepped and raking buttresses. An early C20 flat roofed
narthex covers the C19 western doorway with 4 centred arch and
hood. Above a 3 light C19 window and a narrow rectangular gable
light. The pyramidal bellcote has triple wooden openings to each
side and is slate hung. Ashlar octagonal chimney stack. The
north side of the nave has a tall Cll triple chamfered plinth.
C12 north doorway with chevron moulded hood and label having one
beast head stop. At the north east corner of the nave are
massive side alternate quoins. The plinth continues along the
chancel wall, but the east side has been rebuilt and patched with
brick. Cll keyhole window with ashlar head and reveals, around
the head a curled grooved motif with cross. The C19 east window
is of 3 lights, in Perpendicular style. On the south side a
further C19 2 light window with trefoil and trilobe, a C13
lancet, and a rectangular low side window. The south wall of the
nave has a 2 light Y traceried window, recut C19. Cll blocked
south doorway retains single monolithic long and short jamb,
reset ashlar head, above which is a stone bearing a raised
flaring arm cross. Interior. At the west end of the nave the
rear arches of the blocked side doors are visible, showing that
the nave has been shortened. Chancel arch, originally Cll, with
pairs of engaged half round shafts or pilaster strips with hacked
back capitals, now with plain reveals, chamfered imposts and
reset round head. In the southern window east reveal is a C14
recut king's head. In the chancel are single rectangular
aumbries to each side, and beyond on the south a tomb recess. In
the north reveal of the chancel arch a triangular headed recess.
Fittings: C15 3 light chancel screen, with cusped ogee arches
and Perpendicular tracery. C19 round tub font with crossed
quatrefoils. C19 roofs and pews. Source: H. M. & J. Taylor.
Anglo Saxon Architecture.
Listing NGR: TF3402367937
Source: English Heritage
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