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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hargrave and Huxley, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1546 / 53°9'16"N

Longitude: -2.771 / 2°46'15"W

OS Eastings: 348538

OS Northings: 362215

OS Grid: SJ485622

Mapcode National: GBR 7G.5CDJ

Mapcode Global: WH88H.DZQ0

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 1 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55513

Location: Hargrave and Huxley, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Hargrave and Huxley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Hargrave St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(North Side) Hargrave

2/3 Church of St. Peter

1/3/1967 II*

Formerly chapel and school, now church: dated 1627, bell turret and
vestry added, and restoration of 1877. Ashlar red sandstone, red tile
roof with pierced ridge. 5-bay nave and chancel in one range, south
porch and vestry. Diagonal buttresses at the corners and bays of nave
divided by stepped buttresses. Stone copings and finials. 3-light
chamfered stone mullioned windows with round-headed lights. Porch
projects under coped and finialled gable. Massive chamfered lintel
over restored studded oak board door with planted strap hinges. Above
in cyma-moulded surround, are arms and plaque reading:

"Thomas Moulsone of ye citty of London, Alderman, built this
chappell upon his owne cost and charge Ano Dmi 1627".

At right end is priest's door in chamfered surround. Blocked 6-light
mullioned and transomed east window. West end has chamfered stone
doorcase with original studded oak 4-board door with strap hinges
4-light window above.
Interior: Simple but with hammer-beam roof sprung from stone corbels,
with carved console and pendant. Wind-braced purlins. No chancel
arch. Re-used C17 and C18 panelling in some pews. Remaining fittings
including painted bas relief reredos, early C20.

Thomas Moulson, was born at Hargrave, and later became Lord Mayor of
London. His chapel included the school until 1833.

Listing NGR: SJ4853862215

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

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