Description: The Priory Church of St Peter and St Paul
Date Listed: 24 July 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 459470
OS Grid Reference: SO4985259278
OS Grid Coordinates: 349852, 259278
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2294, -2.7356
There is also a scheduled monument, Leominster Priory, 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.
SO4959 The Priory Church of St Peter and St
Priory now parish church. C12, C13 and C14. Ashlar sandstone;
lead roofs. Norman priory church to north, with west tower,
and C19 north aisle; C13 parish church to centre; C14 south
aisle with south-west porch.
EXTERIOR: north front: leaded clerestory lights recessed under
semicircular arches between pilaster buttresses, over
pentice-roofed aisle with 5 lancet windows and 4 timber
dormers. Tower: 2 tiers of quatrefoil-headed mullion lights;
blind arcading to parapet and finials with ball-flower
ornamentation; ornate west doorway with dogtooth mouldings to
arches on carved capitals. West front: buttressed window with
ornate tracery; Decorated window to south aisle. South front:
five 4-light Decorated windows with ball-flower ornamentation;
buttresses to parapet with trefoil-headed balustrading; Porch
with moulded pointed arches on clustered colonnettes; panelled
ceiling. East front: C14 east window, and south aisle window,
with ball-flower ornamentation; plain light to north aisle,
under moulded arch on colonnettes.
INTERIOR: organ-case, dated 1739; wall painting; Kempe glass.
(RCHME: Herefordshire: 111-114 (1); Price J: An Historical &
Topographical Account of Leominster and Vicinity: Ludlow:
Listing NGR: SO4985359277
Source: English Heritage
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