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Church of St Peter, Whatcote

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 305928

OS Grid Reference: SP2987044534
OS Grid Coordinates: 429870, 244534
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0983, -1.5654

Locality: Whatcote
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV36 5EB

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There is also a scheduled monument, Churchyard Cross in St Peter's Churchyard, 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

9/165 Church of St. Peter
13/10/66 (Formerly listed as Parish
Church of St. Peter)


Church. C12-C14. Restorations 1820. Repairs c.1940. Ashlar and coursed ironstone
rubble. Ironstone banded with limestone at east end. Tile and slate roofs. Stone
coped gables with ball finials. Chancel, nave, west tower, south porch. Chancel
has 3-light east window with intersecting tracery, a pointed arched doorway with
plank; door on south, to left a square headed Perpendicular window. To right a
2-light Perpendicular window with hood mould and label stops. North side of
nave: Romanesque north doorway has billet and cable mouldings. Blocked entrance.
2 tall round headed Romanesque windows and a square headed window. South side of
nave: 2 lancets and a 2-light window with Y tracery with cusped head and hood
mould. Renewed Y traceried window to left of gabled porch. Pointed arched south
doorway has chamfered jambs and plank door. West tower: C13 2 stages divided by
string courses. Windows include lancets, cinquefoiled pointed lights and
trefoiled ogee headed lights. Embattled parapet. Interior: chancel has barrel
roof with tie beams. C19 nave roof. C18 altar rails. C18 pulpit. 3 benches with
Perpendicular ends. Circular stone font. C18 memorials in chancel to Mary
Seagrove, John Seagrove and Martha Drake.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, 1981, p.470, V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol. V,
1949, pp.203-4).

Listing NGR: SP2987044534

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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