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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Pilning, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5627 / 51°33'45"N

Longitude: -2.6395 / 2°38'22"W

OS Eastings: 355767

OS Northings: 185064

OS Grid: ST557850

Mapcode National: GBR JN.DQS3

Mapcode Global: VH881.6ZGD

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 5 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35335

Location: Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire, BS35

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Pilning and Severn Beach

Built-Up Area: Pilning

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: St Peter Pilning

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


7/230 Church of St. Peter


Parish church. 1855 by H. Crisp, with late C20 south extension in same style.
Snecked rubble, stone dressings, plain tiled roof with raised coped verges.
Nave, chancel, west porch, north vestry. Early English style. West front has
large 3-light window with hood mould continuous over each light, gabled porch
with pointed arched opening and mask stops to hood mould, inner door in
chamfered surround, open bellcote with 2 bells, cross finial to porch and
bellcote, weathered angle buttresses. 5-bay nave has south west door with
smaller gabled porch, all windows lancets with continuous hood mould broken by
buttresses; plinth. North vestry (entered from chancel) has 2-light window
with trefoil head, hood mould, lion and mask gargoyles and east door with shaped
head; chancel. has 3-light east window each with trefoil head, continuous hood
mould and stops, cross finial. South extension has embattled flat roof.
Interior: 5-bay nave has arched-brace and collar roof, corbels to arched-braces,
moulded wall-plate and 2 rows of purlins; pointed segmental arched opening to
pulpit with 3 chamfered orders, high pointed arch to chancel has triple jamb-
shafts with moulded bases and ball capitals. Chancel has common rafter roof,
door to vestry with shaped head, piscina to north wall, 2-light window and door
to south, both leading to C20 extension. Fittings: contemporary pulpit, pews
and font, Norman font in nave with square bowl, lead lining and square pedestal,
probably removed from Church of St. Thomas, Northwick (q.v.) at time of
demolition. (Sources: Verey, D. : Buildings of England, Gloucestershire : The
Vale and The Forest of Dean. 1970).

Listing NGR: ST5576785064

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