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Latitude: 51.0846 / 51°5'4"N
Longitude: -2.6228 / 2°37'21"W
OS Eastings: 356475
OS Northings: 131881
OS Grid: ST564318
Mapcode National: GBR MP.CWX3
Mapcode Global: FRA 56D8.21H
Entry Name: Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 17 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1175052
English Heritage Legacy ID: 267560
Location: Lydford-on-Fosse, Mendip, Somerset, TA11
Civil Parish: Lydford-on-Fosse
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST53SW LYDFORD-ON-FOSSE CP HIGH STREET (West side)
10/88 Church of St. Peter
Anglican Parish Church. 1846 by B. Ferrey on an earlier site. Coursed and squared lias rubble, Doulting dressings,
stone tile roofs, coped verges with cruciform finials. Nave with a south porch, north aisle, chancel with a north
vestry, west tower. Archaeologically correct Perpendicular. Tower with set-back buttresses, embattled parapet with
pinnacles, prominant gargoyles, small south stair turret, 2-light bell-chamber windows, 3-light west window; 3 bay
buttressed nave with an embattled parapet, 3-light windows; 4-bay north aisle, again buttressed with embattled parapet,
3-light windows; 2 bay chancel, pierced parapet with pinnacles, 4-light east window. Buttressed porch with paired
wrought-iron dog gates. Loftly plastered interior under elaborate hammer-beam roofs. 4-bay arcade to north aisle, the
piers with 4-hollows mouldings which may be re-used from a C15 structure, though much restored. Plain C15 octagonal
font, a niche to each face of its base. C19 pews; C19 lectern in the form of a carved eagle; C19 pulpit, some C19 metal
plaques to walls with pious texts. C17 chest; small C17 communion table. 5 C19 tables by Reeves of Bath, Wood of
Bristol and Tyley of Bristol. C19 stained glass, particularly the east-window by Wailes of 1852. (Pevsner N. Buildings
of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).
Listing NGR: ST5647531881
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