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Church of St Peter le Poer

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnet, London

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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: Coppetts, Barnet, London, N10

County: London

District: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Coppetts

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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COLNEY HATCH LANE (West Side) and Albion Avenue (North Side)
Church of St Peter le Poer

Church 1908-1909. By W.D Caröe. Red brick in English band with tile-on-edge arches, and stone dressings; plain tile roof. Five bay aisled nave with west basement and south
porch; south transept; two bay chancel with one 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 four-light chamfered mullion basement windows to west bays; tile offsets to buttresses between bays and below two-light windows which are set within segmental-arched recesses. Porch at east end has corner buttresses; segmental archway to recessed entrance with splayed reveals and nail-studded panelled double door; peaked gable. North aisle, buttressed as before, has three-light windows. West end of aisles each have a doorway with window above (that to north aisle blocked). Transept: a three-light four-centred-arched window with Perpendicular-style tracery.

Chancel: buttress between transept and Lady Chapel which as a three-light window and canted east end, corbelled below gable, with two-light window. Chancel east window of seven lights, triangular headed, with foundation stone below. On north side a peaked-gabled porch with inner, nail-studded, panelled, doors.

Tower: of three storeys with belfry on west side has end and broad central buttresses, the latter with a one-light and two-light window. Segmental arched openings to two lower storeys comprising a bricked-up window and two-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 two cusped, louvered lights; slender ridge spire with weathervane. East gable similar. South side has pent porch with one-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 1788-1792 (demolished 1908).

Listing NGR: TQ2831790880

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