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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6373 / 51°38'14"N

Longitude: -0.4899 / 0°29'23"W

OS Eastings: 504601

OS Northings: 194250

OS Grid: TQ046942

Mapcode National: GBR 0Y.F60

Mapcode Global: VHFSR.G3CN

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 3 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158767

Location: Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

Town: Three Rivers

Electoral Ward/Division: Penn & Mill End

Built-Up Area: Rickmansworth

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Mill End and Heronsgate with West Hyde

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(Southeast side)
Mill End

8/124 Church of St. Peter


Parish church. 1875 by R.C. Sutton following bequest from E.C. Walker.
Knapped flint with Bath stone dressings. Slate roof. 4 bay nave. 1 bay
chancel, short transepts, S porch. Gothic Revival Style. W end has 2
pointed arched windows with geometrical tracery, upper round windows to
centre with inner quatrefoil and outer trefoils and quatrefoils. Central
and angle buttresses. Stone plinth, string courses and hood moulds with
stiff leaf terminals. Coped gable parapet. Bellcote. Nave N elevation:
three 2 light pointed arched windows, geometrical tracery throughout,
stone bands at sill, impost and cornice. Similar to S with porch in W
bay, cusped pointed entrance arch, moulded archivolt, shafts in jambs,
buttresses, coped gable parapet with cross at apex. Transepts have large
3 light windows, angle buttresses, coped gable parapets with apex
crosses, lancets in W returns. Chancel has lower ridge, coped parapet to
nave E end with apex cross. 3 light E end window, angle buttresses,
blocked window on S return, 3 lancets on N return. Vestry to NE of
transept, low and gabled, entrance to E with round window above, lancet
to N. Organ bay to SE with gable to E, 2 blocked lancets. Interior:
moulded and pointed chancel and transept arches on engaged column
responds with foliate capitals, ornamented spandrels to transept arches,
engaged colonnettes flanking E window. Nave roof has pseudo single
hammer beam with collar truss, quatrefoil and trefoil openings, arched
braces. Ceiled chancel and transept roofs. Gothic round pulpit at NE
corner of nave, engaged shafts and projecting heads of apostles. Similar
Gothic font at W end, quatrefoil base with 4 marble shafts to circular
bowl. Chancel screen moved to S transept, wrought ironwork. Late C19 and
early C20 glass. Late C20 hall extending to SE not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ0460194250

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