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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 196220
OS Grid Reference: TF3079557894
OS Grid Coordinates: 530795, 357894
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1022, -0.0478
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TF 35 NW CARRINGTON MAIN STREET
4/7 Church of
3.2.67 St. Peter
Parish church. 1854 by S. S. Teulon. Red brick, some blue brick
and ashlar dressings. Plain and fish scale tile roofs with coped
gables and single ridge crosses to the west and east nave, east
chancel, porch and organ chamber. 2 stacks to the north aisle.
Set on a chamfered plinth and buttressed. Nave, north aisle,
south porch, north organ chamber and vestry, north east tower and
chancel. The west nave with single 2 light pointed arched window
with reticulated tracery, hood mould and human head label stops.
Either side and set lower are single similar single light
windows. Continuous stepped sill band. In the apex is a single
cinquefoil with continuous hood mould. The west wall of the
north aisle has a single arched 2 light window with reticulated
tracery. The north wall has a doorway with plank door, to the
left are 3 trefoil arched lights. Further left is the projecting
organ chamber. The north wall with single large trefoil arched
window with central arched niche with colonnettes and decorative
capitals containing a single carved figure of an angel. Hood
mould and label stops over. Either side are single trefoil
arched lights with single central quatrefoil over, hood mould and
label stops. Stepped sill band extending around the west and
east sides. To the left, set back in the vestry, is a single
quatrefoil. The east wall of the vestry has a single arched
window with 2 trefoil arched lights and single transom. The
tower is set obliquely and has set into a slightly projecting
lean-to a moulded arched doorway with single pair of
colonnettes, decorative capitals, ogee arched hood mould, human
head label stops and decorative finial. Above is a single
pointed arched light with reticulated tracery and flanked by
single colonnettes with decorative capitals. Above is a single
clock face. North west side with single blind trefoil arch being
corbelled out over. Over is an octagonal plinth, each side
decorated with single blind quatrefoil, supporting the louvred
octagonal cupola with conical roof. The north chancel has a
single arched 2 light window with reticulated tracery, hood mould
and human head label stops. Stepped sill band extending to east
and south chancel. The east chancel has a single arched 3 light
window with cusped tracery, hood mould and human head label
stops. The south chancel has a single 2 light arched window and
to the left a single 3 light arched window both with reticulated
tracery, hood mould and human head label stops. The south nave
has a single arched single light window with reticulated tracery.
To the left are 3 similar 2 light windows and further left is the
porch with moulded and chamfered arched entrance supported on a
single pair of colonnettes with decorative capitals, hood mould
and human head label stops. Each side wall with single pair of
trefoil arched lights. Inner moulded and chamfered arched
doorway with hood mould and human head label stops. To the left
is a single single light window with reticulated tracery.
Interior. 5 bay nave arcade, the left single bay being narrower,
with double chamfered arches supported on octagonal columns with
high plinths and moulded capitals, the easternmost capital and
east respond capital with foliate decoration. Hood mould to
nave side with carved angel and decorative label stops. Moulded
and chamfered chancel arch, the inner order supported on circular
responds with fillets and foliate decorated capitals. Hood mould
and human head label stops to the nave side. To the left is a
single blind trefoil arch, being corbelled out over. Vestry
doorway with pointed arch contaning trefoil. Hood mould and left
decorative label stop. C19 decorative ashlar font and pulpit.
Remaining furnishings C19 and C20. Chancel roof supported on
angel carved corbels.
Listing NGR: TF3079557894
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Source: English Heritage
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