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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
Entry Name: The Priory Church of St Peter and St Paul
Listing Date: 24 July 1954
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
SO 4959; 808-1/1/3
The Priory Church of St Peter and St 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 ballflower
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 ballflower 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 ballflower ornamentation; plain light to north aisle,
under moulded arch on colonnettes.
INTERIOR: organ-case, dated 1739; wall painting; Kempe glass.
Listing NGR: SO4985359277
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