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Church of Saint Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Kington Langley, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4911 / 51°29'28"N

Longitude: -2.1106 / 2°6'38"W

OS Eastings: 392418

OS Northings: 176913

OS Grid: ST924769

Mapcode National: GBR 2S4.F6Z

Mapcode Global: VH965.CSK8

Entry Name: Church of Saint Peter

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315881

Location: Kington Langley, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Kington Langley

Built-Up Area: Kington Langley

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Kington Langley and Draycot Cerne

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 97 NW (north side)

8/70 Church of Saint Peter


Anglican parish church, 1855-7 by Charles H. Gabriel, squared
rubble stone with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof, coped gables
and west end ashlar gabled bellcote. Nave and south porch, chancel
and north vestry/organ chamber. Lancet windows and shallow
buttresses. Four-window nave with paired lancets and south side
large stone-slated timber porch. Moulded and shafted pointed
doorway within. West end has stepped mid-buttress with lancet each
side and quatrefoil roundel above. Two-window chancel has sill-
course and smaller single lancet lights, 2 to south, one to north
and east end 3-light stepped-lancet window. North side projecting
vestry has hipped roof carried down low on north end, west side
shouldered-head doorway and two small east side lights.
Interior: 4-bay nave roof of 1906 with deep arch-braced collar
trusses on corbels, 2-chamfer chancel arch, the inner arch on
foliate-carved capitals and 2-bay scissor truss chancel roof.
Bright coloured east window 1861 and one nave south window of 1906.
Stone pulpit and font.
(Rev W.J. Meers, Langley Fitzurse and Draycot Cerne, 1956)

Listing NGR: ST9241876913

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