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The Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in West Tytherley, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0664 / 51°3'58"N

Longitude: -1.6102 / 1°36'36"W

OS Eastings: 427410

OS Northings: 129742

OS Grid: SU274297

Mapcode National: GBR 630.1QB

Mapcode Global: FRA 76J9.DHZ

Entry Name: The Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 11 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 141015

Location: West Tytherley, Test Valley, Hampshire, SP5

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: West Tytherley

Built-Up Area: West Tytherley

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: West Tytherley

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 22 NE
3/9 The Church of St. Peter


Parish church. 1833 nave, tower and porch by G Guthrie, chancel 1877 and possibly
nave refenestrated. Earlier part header bond purple and blue brick, coursed
knapped flint, stone dressings and slate roof; chancel grey limestone, Bath stone
dressings, brick plinth, tile roof. Plan of nave with S porch, W tower and added
chancel. Chancel Decorated style with 3-light cinquefoiled, with 2 quatrefoils and
a trefoil in head, E window. Diagonal buttresses on corners. On sides 2 trefoiled
lancets and central buttress. Nave has plinth and giant corner pilasters. Each
side of centre square-headed 3-light cinquefoiled window with label to N and S.
To N in centre plank panel with label. To S porch with brick corner pilasters,
cornice and crennelations. Walls of flint with pointed brick arches, blind on
sides, open to S with iron gates. Inside reset slabs: 1688 to Anna Whithed,
1657 to Mary Whithed. To W tower with corner brick pilasters, those to E cut by
nave on lower stages. Walls of flint with to W door in pointed brick arch, to
S squareheaded 2-light cinquefoiled window. In middle stage to W pointed 2-light
cinquefoiled window. String to top stage and on all faces pointed bell opening.
Stone cornice and brick crennelations. Inside chancel all late C19. 2 order
Early English style chancel arch on foliated corbels. Timber screen. Nave has
monuments to S: 1833 to Barth. Bouverie, 1815 to Charles Wall. On N wall, from
old church, monuments: 1725 to Ann Smyth, 4 early C19 to Thistlethwayte family.
At W end gallery of timber on cast iron columns, bowed forward in centre, with
Royal coat of arms in centre. Under benefactors boards of 1725, and 1833 to
commemorate rebuilding. To N in centre opposite door is Norman font from old
church of square bowl on large central column with smaller corner shafts.
Interior of 1833 has box pews towards E and open pews to W.

Listing NGR: SP2578727277

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