Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 17 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 196232
OS Grid Reference: TF3157050781
OS Grid Coordinates: 531570, 350781
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0381, -0.0392
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TF 35 SW FRITHVILLE CARRINGTON ROAD
7/19 Church of
Parish church. 1821. Probably by Jeptha Pacey. Red and yellow
brick, painted ashlar dressings. Slate roof with wide eaves
overhang. Moulded cornice forming open pediments in the gables.
Clasping pilaster strips, further pilaster strips defining the
bays of the north and south sides. Shallow plinth. Nave and
chancel under the same roof. West end with hexagonal wooden
cupola, each side with single pointed arched opening. Cornice
decorated with orbs, domed lead roof topped with single cross.
West wall with painted first floor band. Pointed arched doorway
with plank double door. Over the band is a painted plaque
inscribed '1821', small circular opening above. The north wall
of 3 bays each bay with single pointed arched tripartite lead
glazing bar casement. Continuous impost band broken by the
pilasters. Under each window is a single flush panel of narrow
brick strips. The east wall has a single similar casement with
continuous impost band. In the gable apex is a single small
circular opening. The south wall corresponds to the north,
however on the far left is a single small lead glazing bar
casement. Interior. Inner porch formed by west gallery,
doorway with panelled double doors through to the nave. Panelled
gallery with moulded pilasters. Under, to the south, is a
doorway with panelled door and to the north a glazing bar fixed
light. C19 and C20 furnishings, hatchment. Porch with 2
doorways with panelled doors, one leading to the gallery stairs.
This church was one of many built in this area after the Fen
Churches Act of 1816.
Listing NGR: TF3157050781
Source: English Heritage
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