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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Edgmond, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.7705 / 52°46'13"N

Longitude: -2.416 / 2°24'57"W

OS Eastings: 372027

OS Northings: 319289

OS Grid: SJ720192

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y.YFNJ

Mapcode Global: WH9CQ.VMPG

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 18 June 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362056

Location: Edgmond, Telford and Wrekin, TF10

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Edgmond

Built-Up Area: Edgmond

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Edgmond St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

5362 Church of St Peter

SJ 71 NW 24/191 18.6.59


C14 and C15 church with some re-used C13 material sandstone ashlar.
Nave and perpendicular north and south aisles have parapets and south aisle embattled
with crocketed pinnacles, grotesque gargoyles and 3-light perpendicular windows.
Slight ogee arched south doorway and perpendicular south porch with battlements.
C14 decorated chancel with steeply pitched roof and 3-light east window with
reticulated tracery.
Broad perpendicular west tower in 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, 2-light
perpendicular bell openings, quatrefoil frieze beneath the embattled parapet and
crocketed pinnacles at the corners; 4-light west window with reticulated tracery.
C18 painted sundial on the porch.
Four-bay north and south arcades, perpendicular with tall octagonal piers and double-
chamfered arches. The bases and abaci of the north piers are re-used C13 work.
Low pitched nave roof with arched braces on corbels. Late C19 arch braced chancel
roof. Stone reredos of 1889 by Bodley and Garner, with carved figures. Early Norman
font with interlacing.
Stained glass in chancel by Powell 1873, and by Kempe 1891 and 1896.
Brass to Francis Yonge 1533.

Listing NGR: SJ7202819290

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

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