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The Priory Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Leominster, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.2294 / 52°13'45"N

Longitude: -2.7356 / 2°44'8"W

OS Eastings: 349852

OS Northings: 259278

OS Grid: SO498592

Mapcode National: GBR FK.1N1N

Mapcode Global: VH84W.J7M8

Plus Code: 9C4V67H7+QP

Entry Name: The Priory Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 24 July 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459470

Location: Leominster, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Leominster

Built-Up Area: Leominster

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Leominster

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


SO4959 The Priory Church of St Peter and St
808-1/1/3 Paul


Priory now parish church. C12, C13 and C14. Ashlar sandstone;
lead roofs. Norman priory church to north, with west tower,
and C19 north aisle; C13 parish church to centre; C14 south
aisle with south-west porch.
EXTERIOR: north front: leaded clerestory lights recessed under
semicircular arches between pilaster buttresses, over
pentice-roofed aisle with 5 lancet windows and 4 timber
dormers. Tower: 2 tiers of quatrefoil-headed mullion lights;
blind arcading to parapet and finials with ball-flower
ornamentation; ornate west doorway with dogtooth mouldings to
arches on carved capitals. West front: buttressed window with
ornate tracery; Decorated window to south aisle. South front:
five 4-light Decorated windows with ball-flower ornamentation;
buttresses to parapet with trefoil-headed balustrading; Porch
with moulded pointed arches on clustered colonnettes; panelled
ceiling. East front: C14 east window, and south aisle window,
with ball-flower ornamentation; plain light to north aisle,
under moulded arch on colonnettes.
INTERIOR: organ-case, dated 1739; wall painting; Kempe glass.
(RCHME: Herefordshire: 111-114 (1); Price J: An Historical &
Topographical Account of Leominster and Vicinity: Ludlow:
1795-: 78-123).

Listing NGR: SO4985359277

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

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