Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 18 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 234009
OS Grid Reference: SP5523642382
OS Grid Coordinates: 455236, 242382
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0771, -1.1954
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SP5542 GREATWORTH CHURCH ROAD
10/109 Church of St. Peter
Parish Church. C13, C14 and C17, restored C19. Squared coursed limestone
with ironstone dressings. Chancel, nave, west tower. Chancel, east window
is C13 triple lancet with hood and head stops. Priest's doorway in south wall
flanked by 2 plain C13 lancets. 2 similar windows (renewed) in north wall.
Nave has two C17 windows in north and south walls, each of 2 arched lights, the
heads probably altered in C19. South doorway C17 with flat arched head and
ribbed plank door. South porch C19. West tower C14, of 3 stages with
crenellated parapet. Bell openings of 2-lights with flowing tracery, except
that on east, with a trefoiled lancet. Similar window in south wall on ground
stage. C14 west doorway with continuous mouldings. Interior: Chancel arch
rebuilt 1882 by H.R. Gough. Tower arch C14 of 3 continuous chamfered orders and
hood with head stops. Early C17 polygonal panelled pulpit. Wall monument to Sir
William Pargiter, 1678 stone. Inscription framed by draperies, cherubs heads
and cartouche with coat of arms. Elianor Howe, died 1696, marble inscription
plaque on gadrooned console with cherubs heads surmounted by urn. Charles Howe,
1741, marble rococo cartouche with scrolls, foliage and skull.
Listing NGR: SP5523642382
Source: English Heritage
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