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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Longwick-cum-Ilmer, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7428 / 51°44'34"N

Longitude: -0.8873 / 0°53'14"W

OS Eastings: 476922

OS Northings: 205487

OS Grid: SP769054

Mapcode National: GBR C28.QGV

Mapcode Global: VHDVH.KGS9

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46366

Location: Longwick-cum-Ilmer, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP27

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Longwick-cum-Ilmer

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Princes Risborough with Ilmer

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


1/95 Church of St. Peter


- II*

Parish church. Originally C12, rebuilt C14, bell-tower added C16.
Much restored 1860. Coursed rubble stone, old tile roofs. Timber-
framed bell tower with weatherboard cladding and narrow shingled broach
spire is built in W. bay of nave. Nave, bell-tower, N. porch, chancel.
Bell-tower has 2-light traceried wooden openings to N. and S., and
smaller lights to other faces. Nave has single ogee light to W., C15-16
window of 2 cusped lights to N., and 2-light window in blocked chamfered
archway to S. This arch originally gave access to S. transept. S.
doorway, now blocked, has C12 semi-circular arch, one side on moulded
impost. Small N. doorway has double chamfered 2-centred arch with
moulded imposts. Similar arch to porch. Chancel has 2 bays of single
lights, one to N. a lancet, the others with cusped ogee arches, and a
2-light traceried window to E. Interior: bell-tower has heavy timber
framing with curved and cross braces, and moulded arch with carved boss
to nave. C19 wooden chancel,arch and roofs. Chancel has cusped ogee
piscina and window-seat sedile. N.W. window of chancel has clunch
reveals, the lower parts with carved panels showing St. Christopher
and the Trinity. Rood screen is C15-C16, with cusped wooden tracery
on low stone walls. Late CIS panelled pulpit. Octagonal stone font,
possibly C14; C17-C18 wooden cover with ogee arches and finial.

RCHM I p.218-219

Listing NGR: SP7692205487

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