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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Wrockwardine, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.7048 / 52°42'17"N

Longitude: -2.557 / 2°33'25"W

OS Eastings: 362458

OS Northings: 312051

OS Grid: SJ624120

Mapcode National: GBR BS.2P5Z

Mapcode Global: WH9D1.P8KR

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 18 June 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362515

Location: Wrockwardine, Telford and Wrekin, TF6

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Wrockwardine

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Wrockwardine St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

5362 Church of St Peter

SJ 6212 3/658 18.6.59


Mainly late C12 to early C13. Large sandstone church with tiled roofs. Cruciform
plan with nave, chancel, north and south transepts, crossing tower and chapels on
north and south sides of chancel.
Nave has C19 restored Decorated style windows, the west window with reticulated
tracery. Chancel has reticulated traceried 3-light east window and round-headed
lancel in south wall.
North and south transepts have 3-light perpendicular windows and south doorway of
south transept has round arch and thick continuous quarter-round mouldings. The
north doorway of north transept has round arch and one order of shafts though the
shafts are missing the trumpet and waterleaf capitals remain.
North chapel has decorated 3-light east window. Small perpendicular south chapel.
Crossing tower of C12 with C14 upper part. It has large buttresses with set-offs
on south-west and north-west corners and a circular turret on the north-west corner
with ogee cap, battlements and pyramidal tiled roof. Lancets in the tower stage
and Decorated 2-light bell-openings above.
Interior: Massive crossing piers with narrow fluting to the capitals. C19 roofs.
Modern font. Jacobean pulpit. Communion rail with balusters. Stained glass by
O'Connar 1861 and by Kempe 1887 and 1902. Memorial window of 1906 by Mary Newill.
Monument to William Chudde 1765 - large Rococo tablet.

Listing NGR: SJ6246312051

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

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