History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Preston, Rutland

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6122 / 52°36'43"N

Longitude: -0.7164 / 0°42'59"W

OS Eastings: 487008

OS Northings: 302371

OS Grid: SK870023

Mapcode National: GBR CSC.CNZ

Mapcode Global: WHFKV.ZL0T

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 10 November 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187480

Location: Preston, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Preston

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Preston St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

Find accommodation in
Manton

Listing Text

PRESTON CHURCH LANE
SK 8602 and SK 8702
4/1
Church of St Peter
and St Paul
10/11/55
II*.
Parish church. Late C12, early C13. nave, clerestory, tower, and porch late
C14. Rubble, ashlar, tiled roof. Nave, chancel, aisles, west tower, south porch.
Restored in 1856. Nave clerestory of 3 2 light Perpendicular windows. South
aisle has 3 2 light Perpendicular windows with hood mouldings and label stops.
North aisle has 3 2-light straight-headed Perpendicular windows with flat labels
and hood moulded arched doorway of c1200 to west end. Chancel is C15 and has
one 2-light Perpendicular window on north wall and so south wall. To the left
on the south wall of the chancel is a priest's door with finial and stained glass
light. Large "Decorated" East window wade in 1856 out of square-headed original.
Chancel clerestory has paired Perpendicular windows on north and south walls.
Late C14 south porch with small lights in returns. Embattled western tower with
2-light bell openings with a transom and a recessed spire with two tiers of lucarnes.
Interior: Norman north arcade of 3 bays. Circular pier and square abaci. Capitals
with scallops or waterleaf. First two arches have zig-zag decoration. South
arcade c.1250 circular abaci and double chamfered. Sedile with leaf capitals.
Decorated ogee-headed recess at east of south aisle. Stained glass in east window
by Gerente, 1856.


Listing NGR: SK8700802371

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.