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Parish Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6078 / 51°36'28"N

Longitude: -0.5567 / 0°33'23"W

OS Eastings: 500046

OS Northings: 190873

OS Grid: TQ000908

Mapcode National: GBR F73.430

Mapcode Global: VHFSQ.9VKB

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 22 December 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44785

Location: Chalfont St. Peter, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, SL9

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Chalfont St. Peter

Built-Up Area: Gerrards Cross

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Chalfont St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

22.12.58 Parish Church of St Peter


Built 1726. Gothicised and enlarged by G E Street in 1853 to 1854 as his first
polychrome brick work. South porch 1887. On site of medieval church which
collapsed in 1708. Red brick west tower with quoins, round arched belfry windows,
battlements and semi-octagonal stair turret on south elevation. Four bay nave in
brick with porch to south and decorated 2-light windows. Three bay chancel and
south chapel in polychrome banded brickwork with stone dressed gables, angle
buttresses and sill bands. Tiled roofs. Decorated windows.
Interior: chancel with cusped arch braced trusses to roof. Sedilium and
piscina/aumbry. Five brasses reset in north wall. Nine bay chancel screen in
timber, pillar pulpit and 7 bay reredos of blind arcading. Coved flat ceiling with
acanthus and geometric friezes by C B M Smith, 1966, following collapse of earlier
roof. Seven funeral hatchments. Many wall monuments of C18 and C19. Stained glass
by Kempe, chancel south and nave north. RCHM I 84 MON.1

Listing NGR: TQ0004690873

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