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Church of Saint Peter, Kington Langley

Description: Church of Saint Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 315881

OS Grid Reference: ST9241876913
OS Grid Coordinates: 392418, 176913
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4911, -2.1106

Location: Church Lane, Kington Langley, Wiltshire SN15 5NR

Locality: Kington Langley
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 5NR

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Listing Text

ST 97 NW (north side)

8/70 Church of Saint Peter


Anglican parish church, 1855-7 by Charles H. Gabriel, squared
rubble stone with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof, coped gables
and west end ashlar gabled bellcote. Nave and south porch, chancel
and north vestry/organ chamber. Lancet windows and shallow
buttresses. Four-window nave with paired lancets and south side
large stone-slated timber porch. Moulded and shafted pointed
doorway within. West end has stepped mid-buttress with lancet each
side and quatrefoil roundel above. Two-window chancel has sill-
course and smaller single lancet lights, 2 to south, one to north
and east end 3-light stepped-lancet window. North side projecting
vestry has hipped roof carried down low on north end, west side
shouldered-head doorway and two small east side lights.
Interior: 4-bay nave roof of 1906 with deep arch-braced collar
trusses on corbels, 2-chamfer chancel arch, the inner arch on
foliate-carved capitals and 2-bay scissor truss chancel roof.
Bright coloured east window 1861 and one nave south window of 1906.
Stone pulpit and font.
(Rev W.J. Meers, Langley Fitzurse and Draycot Cerne, 1956)

Listing NGR: ST9241876913

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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