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Church of St Peter and Holy Cross

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wherwell, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1653 / 51°9'55"N

Longitude: -1.4415 / 1°26'29"W

OS Eastings: 439146

OS Northings: 140823

OS Grid: SU391408

Mapcode National: GBR 736.VRS

Mapcode Global: VHC2Z.YZS1

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and Holy Cross

Listing Date: 21 March 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 139713

Location: Wherwell, Test Valley, Hampshire, SP11

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Wherwell

Built-Up Area: Wherwell

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Wherwell St Peter and Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

WHERWELL CHURCH STREET

116/9/33 Church of St Peter
and Holy Cross

- II*

Parish church, being a replacement of a double-aisled medieval building, which may have been part of the adjoining Benedictine Nunnery. 1856-8, by Woodyer. Nave and aisles of 4 bays, chancel, north vestry, western bell turret, and south porch. Tiled roof, continued above the aisles without a clerestory. Flint walls with stone dressings; buttresses, geometrical windows, cill banding to the chancel, plinth. Within, the north aisle at the west end has some built-in sculptured fragments, and there is an effigy of a nun on a modern base, an altar tomb of 1551 (to Sir Owen West with early Renaissance details, and a medieval corbel made from part of a Saxon cross (with interlaced carving).

Listing NGR: SU3913140918

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