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Latitude: 52.0617 / 52°3'41"N
Longitude: -1.5273 / 1°31'38"W
OS Eastings: 432500
OS Northings: 240470
OS Grid: SP325404
Mapcode National: GBR 6R7.QNG
Mapcode Global: VHBYP.GFXW
Entry Name: Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul
Listing Date: 30 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024392
English Heritage Legacy ID: 305831
Location: Brailes, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX15
Civil Parish: Brailes
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Brailes St George
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
SP324O BRAILES WINDERTON
12/68 Church of SS. Peter and Paul
Church. 1878 by William Smith for Canon Thoyts. Ironstone ashlar. Red tile roofs
to nave and chancel. Tower has pyramidal wood-shingled roof. Apsidal chancel,
nave, south tower and north vestry. Early English style. Three stage bell tower
with uppermost bellchamber. Chancel has 6 lancets and 2 triplets of lancets with
continuous hood moulds some with foliage stops. Nave south side has 2 lancets
with hood moulds and foliage stops. 4 lancets to north side of nave. West window
has 3 lancets with quatrefoil above and stair turret projection to right. Tower:
pointed arched entrance with flat angle buttresses to sides with gabled niches
on each angle. Single lancets to ground floor, with 4-window arcade with 2
lancets above. 3 pointed arched openings with clustered columns and louvres to
2nd storey. Corbel table with foliage decoration. Tower has gargoyles,
buttresses, and moulded plinth. Plank door with wrought-iron hinges. Interior:
apsidal chancel in polychrome stonework with limestone, ironstone and marble.
Marble reredos. Stone arcade. Boarded roof. Nave has arched braced roof with
some arches springing from stone corbels. Brass communion rail. Other late C19
fittings including choir stalls, pews, pulpit and stone font. C19 wrought-iron
gate to south doorway. The church stands in an imposing position overlooking the
valley and Brailes to the south.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, 1981, p.474).
Listing NGR: SP3250040470
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