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Church of St Peter le Poer

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnet, Barnet

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Latitude: 51.6022 / 51°36'7"N

Longitude: -0.1486 / 0°8'54"W

OS Eastings: 528317

OS Northings: 190880

OS Grid: TQ283908

Mapcode National: GBR DR.P7B

Mapcode Global: VHGQD.CZSN

Plus Code: 9C3XJV22+VH

Entry Name: Church of St Peter le Poer

Listing Date: 12 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064763

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199249

Location: Barnet, London, N10

County: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Coppetts

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Peter le Poer Friern Barnet

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

(West Side)
6/100 and Albion Avenue (North Side)
Church of St Peter le Poer


Church 1908-9 By W D Caroe. Red brick in English band with tile-on-edge arches, and
stone dressings; plain tile roof. 5-bay aisled nave with west basement and South
porch; south transept; 2 bay chancel with 1-bay Lady Chapel on south and vestry on
north; gabled west tower. Chamfered plinth. Windows have stone tracery with cusped
lights and leaded glazing with iron stanchions and saddle-bars. Nave: blind 4 light
chamfered mullion basement windows to west bays; tile offsets to butresses between
bays and below 2-light windows which are set within segmental-arched recesses. Porch
at east end has corner butresses; segmental archway to recessed entrance with splayed
reveals and nail-studed panelled double door; peaked gable. North aisle, butressed
as before, has 3-light windows. West end of aisles each have a doorway with window
above (that to north aisle blocked). Transept: a 3-light 4-centred-arched window
with Perpendicular-style tracery. Chancel: butress between transept and lady Chapel
which as a 3 light window and canted east end, corbelled below gable, with 2-light
window. Chancel east window of 7 lights, triangular headed, with foundation stone
below. On north side a peaked-gabled porch with inner, nail-studded, panelled, doors.
Tower: of 3 storeys with belfry on west side has end and broad central butresses, the
latter with a 1-light and 2-light window. Segmental arched openings to 2 lower storeys
comprising a bricked-up window and 2-light window to lower storey; offset below next
storey which has two 2x6-light windows, the central lights blind (of stone);
modillion band below upper storey which has blind pointed-arched arcade with inter-
locked arches and capitals to piers. Tile hung gable with wooden belfry opening of 2
cusped, louvered lights; slender ridge spire with weathervane. East gable similar.
South side has pent porch with 1-light window above, and belfry dormer as before;
similar dormer to north side.

Interior: nave has pointed-arched stone arcades, gallery at west end on stone columns,
and pointed-arched boarded vault with moulded ribs. Masonry vault to chancel. C18
panelled pulpit from former church of St Peter le Poer, Broad Street, the City,
built 1788-92 (demolished 1908)

Listing NGR: TQ2831790880

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

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