Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 290283
OS Grid Reference: TQ1976442059
OS Grid Coordinates: 519764, 142059
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1653, -0.2885
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NEWDIGATE C.P. CHURCH ROAD
8/168 Church of St. Peter
Church. C12 and C13 with C15 belfry and north aisle of 1877, restored in C19.
Sandstone rubble walls with ashlar dressings, snecked sandstone on vestry.
Weatherboarded tower. Horsham slab roofs with wood-shingled broach spire. Nave
and pentice aisle to south, flat-roofed aisle to north. Chancel to east with
vestry to north, square-tower to west and porch to south. C19 fenestration on
nave and aisles, of two and three foiled-head lights. Perpendicular style tracery
window on east end of north aisle, 3-light trefoil-head, ogee hood mould tracery
on west window. C13 lancet fenestration on chancel to north and south, two-light
C13 window to south. East window of 1876-7 following earlier design with three-
stepped lancets under common relieving arch. Offset tower to west with offsets
hipped. One 3-light square-paned window on north and south sides to base.
Double doors to west in 16-centre arched head under 5-light, fixed, diamond-mullioned
window. Broach spire above. Gabled south porch and double doors. Priest door to
south side of chancel.
Interior:- C15 bellcage to west with double scissor type bracing to chamfered main
posts, on all sides. Two bay round pier arcades with ten-sided caps and half-
round pier responds to south. North aisle roof on corbelled eaves, panelled
chancel roof in dog-tooth cornice band.
Fittings. C14 round-head piscina in south wall of chancel. C15 ogee-head piscina
in south aisle. Old west gallery front of 1627 now set up under tower. 5-bay
screen with quatrefoil and foliage tracery. Late C19 stone font on octagonal stem.
Octagonal bowl over.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.382.
V.C.H. SURREY VOL III (1967 Edn).
Listing NGR: TQ1976442059
Source: English Heritage
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