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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Inskip-with-Sowerby, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8349 / 53°50'5"N

Longitude: -2.8174 / 2°49'2"W

OS Eastings: 346302

OS Northings: 437931

OS Grid: SD463379

Mapcode National: GBR 8SR3.T1

Mapcode Global: WH855.PWK0

Plus Code: 9C5VR5MM+W2

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185025

Location: Inskip-with-Sowerby, Wyre, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Inskip-with-Sowerby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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8/13 Church of St. Peter
- II

Church, 1848 by J.E. Gregan, with chancel and tower added in 1925 by Austin
and Paley. Original church of squared rock-faced limestone with sandstone
dressings and slate roof; additions mainly in sandstone. Comprises a nave,
lower chancel, south porch, and a north transept with a tower to its west.
West wall of 2 bays, having buttresses with offsets and lancet windows
with angle shafts. Above is a wheel window with shafts as spokes and a
bellcote with trefoiled opening and cross finial. The south-western
buttress contains a flue which terminates in a louvre with gablets and
lancet openings. The south nave wall is of 4 bays to the east of the porch
and has chamfered lancets separated by buttresses. To the west of the porch
is a double lancet window. On the north side are 5 nave bays. The tower is
of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, broached to a spire. The bell openings
are of 2 trefoiled lights under a pointed head with trefoil. The spire has
gablets on 4 sides with lancet openings. The 3 south chancel windows are
similar to the bell openings. The east window has 3 stepped lancets with
angle shafts. Interior. The nave has 5 roof trusses, carried on corbels and
with arch-braced collars and short king posts. The chancel has a barrel roof
with one king-post truss with raised tie beam. The chancel arch is chamfered
in 2 orders, with moulded imposts and semi-octagonal responds. The east
window has moulded pointed inner arches and attached shafts.

Listing NGR: SD4630237931

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