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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Thorpe St. Peter, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.1227 / 53°7'21"N

Longitude: 0.2177 / 0°13'3"E

OS Eastings: 548497

OS Northings: 360684

OS Grid: TF484606

Mapcode National: GBR LXQ.7VJ

Mapcode Global: WHJM6.9RWZ

Plus Code: 9F5246F9+33

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223796

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419574

Location: Thorpe St. Peter, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, PE24

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Thorpe St. Peter

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Thorpe St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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TF 46 SE
(north side)
4/62 Church of
St. Peter

G.V. I

Parish church. c.1200, late C13, C14, C15, C16, restored C19.
Greenstone and limestone rubble, limestone ashlar. Lead roofs
with stone coped gables and eastern cross finial. West tower,
nave with north and south aisles, south porch and clerestory,
chancel. Mid C14 west tower with moulded plinth, moulded string
courses defining the 3 stages; 3 stage angle buttresses. Pointed
west window with 3 ogee headed lights, early flowing tracery,
hood mould running into flanking string course and head label
stops. Small, cusped ogee headed light above with a similar
window on the south side. Bell stage with ornate niches set in
corners. Bell openings in all 4 sides, each with a pointed head,
2 cusped ogee headed lights, cusped mouchettes, hood moulds and
label stops. Moulded eaves, parapet and ornate pinnacles. North
aisle with plinth. West end with early C15 pointed window with 3
flattened ogee headed lights, panel tracery and hood mould.
North side with early C14 pointed window with Y tracery. C14
doorway to left with pointed head, continuous moulded surround,
hood mould and plank door. 2 early C16 rectangular windows
beyond, each with 3 cusped lights, panel tracery and hood moulds.
Beneath one of these windows are 2 medieval stone coffins, one
with lid. East end of aisle with C19 pointed window with 3
cusped ogee headed lights, panel tracery and hood mould. C14
human corbel set above. Clerestory with 4 plain, rectangular
windows with leaded lights. North side of chancel with pointed
outline of blocked archway leading to demolished chapel. Small
early C14 piscina to left with pointed cusped head. East end
flanked by 2 stage angle buttresses and with a large pointed C19
window with 4 pointed cusped lights, panel tracery and hood
mould. South side of chancel with another pointed outline of a
blocked archway leading to demolished chapel. East end of south
aisle with pointed C19 window with 3 cusped, ogee headed lights
and hood mould. South side with 2 C14 rectangular windows each
with 3 plain ogee headed lights and hood mould. Gabled late C14
porch to left with pointed, double chamfered doorway with
polygonal jambs and hood mould. Inner doorway of c.1200 with
pointed chamfered head, chamfered jambs with moulded imposts and
plank door. Flanking stone benches. Late C13 pointed window to
left of porch with Y tracery. West end of south aisle with C15
pointed window with 3 ogee headed, cusped lights, panel tracery
and hood mould. Clerestory with 4 plain, rectangular windows
with leaded lights. C14 interior tower arch with pointed double
chamfered head dying into rectangular jambs. Mid C14 north and
south arcades, with the single bays to the west being narrower,
and the north-west respond of c.1300 with filleted triple roll.
Remainder of piers and responds octagonal and polygonal
respectively, and all with pointed, double chamfered heads, hood
moulds and head label stops on north arcade. Chancel arch
restored in C19, with pointed, double chamfered head, polygonal
responds and moulded capitals. C15 chancel screen with single
light semi-circular headed divisions with ornate ogee arches over
and slender buttresses. C19 communion rail, reredos, pews and
choir stalls. Early C16 queen post roofs with multiple braces.
Gable of original nave roof line above tower arch with C18
hatchment. Early C13 drum font with trefoil headed arcade
supported on slender jambs with moulded capitals and fleur-de-lys
in spandrels; below capitals of original pedestal including
human heads. C14 octagonal pedestal below. Late C17 pulpit with
recessed panelled pedestal, pulpit itself decorated with stylised
dragons, plain brackets and moulded panels above with flanking
fluted columns to each side, which support fretwork frieze with
grotesque heads, thistles and berries; 2 brackets support book
rest with strapwork ornament.

Listing NGR: TF4849660683

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