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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4319 / 51°25'54"N

Longitude: -0.1147 / 0°6'53"W

OS Eastings: 531150

OS Northings: 172004

OS Grid: TQ311720

Mapcode National: GBR FY.KQS

Mapcode Global: VHGRC.Y8PN

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204448

Location: Lambeth, London, SW16

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Knight's Hill

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Streatham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

LEIGHAM COURT ROAD SW16
1.
5023
Church of St Peter
TQ 3172 31/643
TQ 3171 35/643

II*

2.
Choir and eastern 3 bays of nave, 1871 by Drew. West end 1888 by Fellowes Prynne.
Impressive church on raised site. Very tall nave with low pent aisles. Tall
chancel with apse and south chapel. North chancel aisle and transept, both with
extensions. Bowed baptistery at west end; high undercroft below this and nave.
Octagonal turrets supported by flying buttresses flank high west gable with great
wheel window. Other windows traceried in style. Stock brick with much decoration,
mostly flush, in red brick and stone; bands, diapering, window dressings. High
pitched tiled roofs except for aisles. Inside, five-bay nave with tall pointed
arcade on round stone piers; elsewhere, the polychromy continued. Facetted cut
brick decoration to arches. Nave roof has arch-braced collar beams alternating
with scissor trusses. Principals rest on corbelled shafts. Ribbed barreled chancel
roof; panelled walls, sedilia and piscina; elaborate reredos. Wrought iron screens
to south chapel.


Listing NGR: TQ3115072004

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