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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Heversham, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2437 / 54°14'37"N

Longitude: -2.7749 / 2°46'29"W

OS Eastings: 349600

OS Northings: 483390

OS Grid: SD496833

Mapcode National: GBR 9M2C.1H

Mapcode Global: WH838.BLWK

Plus Code: 9C6V66VG+F2

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 12 February 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76499

Location: Heversham, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA7

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Town: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Heversham

Built-Up Area: Heversham

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Heversham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 48 SE HEVERSHAM Heversham

2/6 Church of St Peter

G.V. 11*

Parish Church. C12 South arcade to nave, South arch and
South porch probably C14; Chancel and North Vestry rebuilt during early C15;
nave clerestory and South Chapel added or rebuilt late C15; North Chapel
probably early C16. Considerable rebuilding and alteration in early C17
following a fire. Comprehensive restoration in 1868 by Paley and Austin
including additional West Tower and rebuilding of Chancel arch and North
arcade. Mostly limestone rubble with sandstone dressings, Vestry and East wall
of Chancel coursed sandstone blocks. Lead roofs. Perpendicular style:
Victorian additions. Early English. West Tower, nave with aisles, chancel with
North and South chapels and North Vestry. Square 3-stage Tower with clasping
buttresses to lower stages, stair turret to South West corner and small leaded
spire. Gabled porch with pointed-arched openings with hood moulds: heavy oak
studded inner door with early medieval ironwork. Shaft of Celtic cross in
porch. Interior:3-bay nave, 2-bay Chancel. For full description, including
fittings and memorials, see RCHM pp109-111.

Listing NGR: SD4960083390

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