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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Frampton Cotterell, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5359 / 51°32'9"N

Longitude: -2.4806 / 2°28'50"W

OS Eastings: 366758

OS Northings: 182002

OS Grid: ST667820

Mapcode National: GBR JW.GGQB

Mapcode Global: VH889.YNFD

Plus Code: 9C3VGGP9+9P

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 25 September 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35425

Location: Frampton Cotterell, South Gloucestershire, BS36

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Frampton Cotterell

Built-Up Area: Frampton Cotterell/Winterbourne

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Frampton Cotterell

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/2 Church of St. Peter

G.V. II*

Anglican Parish Church. C15 tower, remainder 1858 by John Norton. Rubble,
freestone dressings, slate roofs. West tower, nave, north and south aisles,
south porch, chancel, south chapel. All Perpendicular. 3 stage tower with
diagonal buttresses and plinth which carries shields on buttresses, and south-east
polygonal stair-turret which rises to an ornate top, 2 tiers of cusped panels,
then shield bearing angels, crocketed pinnacles and a conical cap; first stage
has west door under moulded arch with hoodmould surmounted by an angel and
terminated by regal stops, above is a 3-light pointed window, hoodmould has only
head stops; second and third stages have one 2-light window per side under slight
hoodmould, they are blank on the second stage and have quatrefoil tracery on the
third; buttresses rise as crocketed corner pinnacles around a castellated parapet
with cusped panels and central to each side an ogee-headed niche containing a
statue. Gabled nave has castellated parapet and five 2-light clerestory windows,
lean-to aisles have the same details with 3-light windows between buttresses
topped by crocketed pinnacles. There is a similarly dressed, gabled south porch
with diagonal buttresses. Tall, gabled chancel flanked by large pinnacles and
dominated by large 5-light east window with transom and incorporating rose under
crocketed hoodmould with regal stops, three 2-light north windows, quatrefoil
plinth. The south chapel has a long 3-light window with transom (almost a low
side light) and priest's door under a 2-light window with decorated spandrels
between. Interior: very tall wave and hollow moulded tower arch, 5-bay arcade
with 4 shafts, 4 waves to a column, mock hammer-beam roof rises from corbel
shafts between clerestory windows, tall chancel arch behind slender screen and
rood of C20, cusped and crocketed triple sedilia. Fittings: stone pulpit,
screen with crocketed niches and statues of Peter and Paul; octagonal font may
predate church; fine pair of chests, one simple Jacobean timber, one barrel-
topped, iron clad on wheels. Memorial brass inscribed to John Symes 1661.
Glass: a didactic series, probably by Bell of Bristol, preceded by one painted
window, Annunciation with the new church in the background by C.L. Burckhardt of
Munich, 186-. (Source: D. Verey, Buildings of England, Gloucestershire, The
Vale and The Forest of Dean. 1970).

Listing NGR: ST6675882002

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

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