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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dormington, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.0586 / 52°3'30"N

Longitude: -2.6093 / 2°36'33"W

OS Eastings: 358320

OS Northings: 240196

OS Grid: SO583401

Mapcode National: GBR FQ.DHCD

Mapcode Global: VH85Q.QJF7

Plus Code: 9C4V395R+C7

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099882

English Heritage Legacy ID: 154869

Location: Dormington, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Dormington

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Dormington

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO 54 SE
2/14 Church of St Peter
Parish church. Late C13 substantially restored 1877 by Blashill. Coursed
and dressed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, tiled roofs, shingle to
bell-turret. Nave, south porch, chancel and north vestry. Three-bay nave
with raised verges and three stepped buttresses, two lights with cusped
heads to right of gabled porch, bell-turret to west with small broach spire
and simple lucarnes, panel with row of cinquefoil shaped vents below spire;
two-bay chancel with raised verge and two pairs of trefoil-headed lights.
Interior: trussed rafter roof possibly retaining some C17 members.
Chancel arch of two chamfered orders with heavy imposts and chamfered
responds. Font, possibly C13, circular stem on square base, circular
bowl with moulded rim and necking. Monuments: south wall of nave wall
monument commemorating Margaret Carpender, died 1666, stone, broken pedi-
ment supported by draped allegorical figures; north wall of nave, wall
monument commemorating John Brydges, died 1668, stone open scrolled pediment
supported on twisted columns, drapery and garland below. The Norman door
knocker and the wall painting on the west wall mentioned by Pevsner and
the RCHM are now absent. (RCHM Vol II, p 70-71; BoE, p 115).

Listing NGR: SO5832040196

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