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Church of St Peter, Treborough

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265386

OS Grid Reference: ST0106536376
OS Grid Coordinates: 301065, 136376
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1181, -3.4149

Location: Treborough, Somerset TA23 0QW

Locality: Treborough
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA23 0QW

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There is also a scheduled monument, Cross in the Churchyard of St Peter's Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


12/103 Church of St Peter



Parish church. Begun early C14, mostly late C15-early C16, restored early C19, tower reroofed. Roughcast over random
rubble, local Treborough slate roofs. Chancel, nave, entry through south tower, south east vestry. Two stage tower,
plinth, pilaster quoin strips, string course, pyramid slate roof, overhanging eaves and soffit board, 2-light louvred
bell openings under hoodmould, slate sundial rendered inaccurate by bulge in wall, moulded pointed arch opening renewed
in red sandstone, chamfered pointed arched inner doorway, C19 door, 11 stone steps up to ringing chamber but floor
removed; C19 2-light window to vestry, entrance on east front, buttressed chancel, east window of 3 cinquefoil headed
lancets under hoodmould, 4 stepped buttresses to north front of nave, 2 and 3-light cinquefoil headed mullioned windows
under hood moulds, 2-light west window between stepped buttresses, 3-light cinquefoil headed mullioned window on south
front. Interior. rendered. Blocked 4-centred tower arch with inserted C19 chamfered Tudor arch opening, Perpendicular
chancel arch, C19 plastered wagon roof to chancel, C19 scissor truss roof to nave. Rare Perpendicular pillar piscina,
ogee headed opening, cusped with decorative spandels, 5 sided projecting basin, panels of foliage decoration, set on
attached 5 sided pillar. Perpendicular octagonal font, foliage decoration to panels, basin supported by angels with
scripts. C17-C18 bench ends and coeval clergy seat. C19 panelled dado to chancel. Carved wooden half life size figure
at prayer at west end by Rachel Reckett, 1965. The west porch that was recorded in the early C19 has completely
disappeared. (Pevsner, Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958; Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST0106536376

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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