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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Accrington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7491 / 53°44'56"N

Longitude: -2.3751 / 2°22'30"W

OS Eastings: 375362

OS Northings: 428143

OS Grid: SD753281

Mapcode National: GBR CTV2.LS

Mapcode Global: WH973.H176

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183825

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Accrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Accrington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 72 NE
Church of St. Peter
- II

Church, 1886-9, by Henry Ross of Accrington. Sandstone, steeply-
pitched slate roof. Nave and chancel under one roof, the junction
distinguished by a gabled bellcote with a fleche; low aisles with
gabled porches and cross roofs to chancel chapels. Detail mainly
Geometrical. Gables flanked by deep buttresses which at west end
carry above eaves to gablets and at east end have offsets; west
window of 4 lights east window of 5 lights, each surmounted by a loft
window and gable cross. Six-bay nave, with shallow buttresses to
alternate bays, deeper buttresses to aisles; nave has arched 2-light
windows, aisles have perpendicular-shaped windows with tracery; nave
and chancel divided by plain buttresses which break through the eaves
to gablets. Second bay of each aisle has low gabled porch with emphatic
detail: moulded arch, gableted buttresses, prominent gable coping rising
to a cross. Interior: nave arcade of alternately cylindrical and
octagonal columns with foliated caps, double-chamfered arches; high
moulded chancel arch; deeply-splayed reveals to clerestory windows;
wagon roof with king posts and struts rising from an arch-braced tie-
beam, the wall-posts supported by corbelled stone shafts.

Listing NGR: SD7536228143

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