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Church of St Peter and St Paul, Hillingdon

Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: I
Date Listed: 27 May 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 202961

OS Grid Reference: TQ0880078214
OS Grid Coordinates: 508800, 178214
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4924, -0.4342

Location: 3 St Peters Way, Hillingdon, Greater London UB3 5LY

Locality: Hillingdon
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: UB3 5LY

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Listing Text

The entry for the following building:

(west side)
Church of St Peter & St Paul
(formerly listed as Harlington
Parish Church, High Street, Harlington)
TQ 0878 31/395 27.5.49

shall be amended to read:

(west side)
31/395 Church of St Peter and St Paul
GV 27.5.49 I
Parish church. C12 nave and south doorway, C14 chancel, late C15 tower. Restored by J Oldrid
Scott, 1878-80 when the north aisle was added. Rubble and flint walls with stone dressings; early
C16 wooden south porch.
South doorway: limestone, round arch of four orders. Narrow outer door with circular motifs
above battlement mouldings, third order of cat's head mouldings, second order of chevron
mouldings, innermost voussoirs plain. Enrichedjambs with decorated capitals; nook-shafts replaced
in C19. Wooden porch early C16, with open moulded uprights and pitched tiled roof possibly
Nave: C12 south wall with later window openings; northern nave aisle, with arcade of three-
pointed arch openings on octagonal piers added by J O Scott. Open timber king post roof restored
1878-80. Baroque monument on south wall to Lord Ossulton (d.l1686) and wives. War memorial,
1920 by Charles Oldrid Scott.
Chancel: added c1340. Chancel arch by J Oldrid Scott. Open king post roof. Late C19 pews,
sanctuary floor of encaustic tiles, C16 Easter sepulchre formerly combined with monument to
Gregory Lovell (1545), whose brass is repositioned nearby. In Gothic niches flanking the altar are
recumbent effigies to Count Jerome de Salis (d.1836) by Richard Lucas and to Countess Henrietta
de Salis (d.1856) by William Theed. Gothic monument William de Salis (d.1856) by Inigo
Thomas. East window by C E Kempe, 1873, three lights depicting the Crucifixion. Windows in
south aisle by Willement depicting the Ascension, 1845, and by A L Moore, 1889, depicting Christ
in Majesty.
North Aisle: early C16 doorway to vestry moved to present position in 1878-80 restoration.
Monument by Boehm to Lieutenant-general Rudolph de Salis (d.1880) on east wall. West Tower
houses baptistery with C12 font of Purbeck marble: square bowl with arcading to sides carried on
shaft with colonnettes at corners. Stained glass window of the Presentation in the Temple by
Kempe, 1903.
The church has a remarkably rural setting supplied by its churchyard, which is celebrated for its
yew trees and tombs.


(West Side)
Church of St Peter & St Paul
(Formerly listed as Harlington
Parish Church, High Street, Harlington)
TQ 0878 31/395 27.5.49.
Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch. Flint rubble mixed with ironstone,
tiled roofs. Battlemented tower of circa 1500 with cupola on staircase turret.
Porch of similar period, partly rebuilt, leads to rich Norman doorway. Interior
mainly C14 with old chancel roof. C12 font. Some C14 and 15 brasses in Easter
Sepulchre. Bennett monument of circa 1690 with 3 portrait busts. 2 large monuments
to the Salis family by R C Lucas, early-mid C19.

Listing NGR: TQ0880078214

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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