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Church of St Peter, Hereford

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 372483

OS Grid Reference: SO5115640014
OS Grid Coordinates: 351156, 240014
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0563, -2.7138

Location: St Peter's Square, Hereford HR1 2HP

Locality: Hereford
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR1 2HP

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Listing Text

HEREFORD

SO5140SW ST PETER'S SQUARE
683-1/8/296 (North side)
10/06/52 Church of St Peter

GV II*

Parish church. Late C13/early C14, restored c1885 by
Nicholson. Ashlar sandstone, and rubble; slate roof.
PLAN: nave, chancel, south aisle, and tower with spire.
EXTERIOR: south front: 3 stained-glass windows under moulded
pointed arches; porch with wrought-iron gates; stepped
buttresses; corner buttresses with finials to tower; ribbed
spire with weather-vane. East front: Perpendicular window
under semicircular arch, in coursed dressed stone.
INTERIOR: C15 stalls and misericordes; contains work by
Grinling Gibbons (the Royal Arms of William III and the panels
to the pedal organ in the chancel).
HISTORICAL NOTE: the C14 spire of this church contains C14
bell which is thought to have been the "Common Bell" used to
give warning of danger to the citizens of Hereford.
(Duncumb J: History of the County of Hereford: 1804-: 597;
RCHME).


Listing NGR: SO5115640014

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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