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Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Kimpton, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8529 / 51°51'10"N

Longitude: -0.2917 / 0°17'29"W

OS Eastings: 517758

OS Northings: 218526

OS Grid: TL177185

Mapcode National: GBR H70.YXG

Mapcode Global: VHGP4.WPPF

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Last Amended: 21 March 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162033

Location: Kimpton, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Kimpton

Built-Up Area: Kimpton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kimpton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 1718 KIMPTON CHURCH LANE
(east side)

9/86 Parish Church of
St Peter and St Paul
27.5.68

GV I


Parish Church. Circa 1200 nave. C13 chancel. C15 S aisle and
chapel,nave clerestorey and W tower. Restored 1861 and N aisle
rebuilt. Rubble flint with stone dressings. Red brick to eaves.
Nave has Westmoreland slate hipped roof and C18 wooden coved
eaves. 3-stage W tower has clasped buttresses and tall moulded
plinth. W door in deep surround. Battlemented. Needle spire.
2-storey octagonal stair turret on N. Fenestration is restored
C15. N nave aisle has plate-traceried gabled windows. C15
crenellated Porch with polygonal stair turret. Interior has nave
arcade of 6 bays in a Transitional/Early English style. Drum
Piers with capitals alternately stiff leaf and scalloped. 2-
light cusped clerestorey windows. C18 flat nave roof. S chancel
aisle has tall C15 3-arch arcade with Piers of 4 shafts. Shallow
canted C15 timber roof to S nave aisle, the tie beams on figured
stone stops. Screen and stalls of chapel C15. Traces of C13
painting on jamb of lancet window next to E window of Chancel.
Monument to Thomas Brand, twentieth Baron Dacre (d.1851) on N
chancel wall: good Early English style tabernacle frame. Wall
monument to Sir Jonathan Keate (d. 1700), S chancel chapel:
marble plaque with entablature and fluted pilasters. Main E
window: glass by Mayer of Munich c.1890. (Pevsner (1977)).


Listing NGR: TL1775818526

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