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Parish Church of St Peter, Freshford

Description: Parish Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 32279

OS Grid Reference: ST7897160159
OS Grid Coordinates: 378971, 160159
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3401, -2.3033

Location: Church Hill, Freshford, Bath and North East Somerset BA3 6BX

Locality: Freshford
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 6BX

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Listing Text

(North-east side)
Parish Church of St. Peter

Parish Church of St. Peter. C15th, C17th, C18th and restored c.1858-59,
probably by C.E. Davis of Bath. West tower C15th; Nave; North aisle (1736);
South porch; North chancel Chapel, c.1800; Chancel 1859. Ashlar; coursed,
squared rubble chancel; Cotswold stone slate roofs. West tower; Perpendicular;
3 stages, diagonal buttresses with stepped set-offs; embattled parapet with
pinnacles; single-light bell chamber openings. Embattled parapet to nave and
aisle; C19th Y-tracery windows in Nave; tall mullioned 2-light windows with
ogee tops to north side. Gabled south porch. Interior: quatrefoil piers to
arcade with depressed segmental arches; double squint with age heads; number of
C18th and C19th wall tablets, especially over south door and in north aisle
(Elizabeth Still, 1748; Honor Cooper, 1753; and Henry Fisher, 1760); C14th/C15th
octagonal font.

Listing NGR: ST7897160159

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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