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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 196240
OS Grid Reference: TF3847057032
OS Grid Coordinates: 538470, 357032
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0925, 0.0664
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TF 35 NE MIDVILLE HOBHOLE DRAIN
5/27 Church of
(formerly listed as
3.2.67 Parish Church, no
Parish church. 1819. Probably by Jeptha Pacey. Red brick with
ashlar dressings. Slate roof with bracketed eaves. Moulded
cornice forming open pediments in the nave gables. Clasping
pilaster strips. Further pilaster strips defining the bays of
the north and south sides. Plinth. Nave and short chancel.
West end with octagonal wooden cupola, each side with single
pointed arched opening. Domed lead roof topped with weather
vane. West wall with ashlar first floor band. Pointed arched
doorway 4 steps up with plank double door. Over the band is an
ashlar plaque inscribed '1819'. The north nave has 3 pointed
arched 2 light windows with ashlar plate tracery and lead glazing
bars. There is a continuous impost band broken by the pilasters.
Under the windows set into the plinth are flush inverted brick
arches The east chancel has a single pointed arched 3 light
window with plate tracery. The south nave corresponds to the
north, however under the single outer windows are flush panels of
narrow brick strips. Interior. Inner porch with doorway with
panelled door leading to the gallery. Panelled west gallery
supported on 2 cast iron columns. Doorway with double doors
under, to the right is a single fixed light with pointed arched
glazing bars. To the left is the vestry with panelled
partitions. Pointed chancel arch. Painted octagonal font dated
1663, the sides decorated with shields. Cast iron Royal arms.
This church was one of many built in this area after the Fen
Churches Act of 1816.
Listing NGR: TF3847057032
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Source: English Heritage
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