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Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Brailes, Warwickshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4W3F6F+M3

Entry Name: Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Listing Date: 30 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305831

Location: Brailes, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX15

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Brailes

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Brailes St George

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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12/68 Church of SS. Peter and Paul

- II

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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