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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Delamere, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2124 / 53°12'44"N

Longitude: -2.6598 / 2°39'35"W

OS Eastings: 356032

OS Northings: 368577

OS Grid: SJ560685

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.1ND9

Mapcode Global: WH99H.3JP4

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57441

Location: Delamere, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Delamere and Oakmere

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Delamere St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 56 NE
(North Side)
6/15 Church of St Peter

Church: dated 1817 on tower by James Gunnery at the expense of the
Freemasons, much altered 1878 and vestry of 1915 (Pevsner and Hubbard).
Ashlar buff Manley sandstone. Welsh slate roof. 2-bay nave and south
aisle, short transepts, 1-bay chancel, south porch against west tower.
Decorated style. Gabled porch has broadly moulded 2-centred arched
entrance on colonettes. 3-light rectangular nave windows have
trefoil-headed lights. Transept has diagonal buttresses and a 3-light
window with reticulated tracery and a label mould. 2-light
rectangular window with similar tracery. 4-light east window. North
side has a window with Y-tracery from the original building. Small
tower has diagonal buttresses and simple bands at each stage. Very
plain, chamfered 2-light windows and lancets. Embattled parapet on
band with gargoyles; pyramidal cap to tower.
Interior: Entry into internal porch and area under the tower.
Beneath west window is brass plaque recording the laying of the
foundation stone and the architect's name. Short nave has west end
with tower arch flanked by doorways with Caernarvon arches. 2-bay
arcade to south aisle on plain column. Wide chancel has 2 pierced
Gothic arch-braced trusses.

Listing NGR: SJ5603268577

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

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