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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2808 / 51°16'50"N

Longitude: 1.0777 / 1°4'39"E

OS Eastings: 614736

OS Northings: 158015

OS Grid: TR147580

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.P93

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.M2MG

Plus Code: 9F3373JH+83

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 3 December 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441709

Location: Westgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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(North East Side)

Church of St Peter


C14 to C15 built on the site of a probable Roman Christian church. Roman
and Saxon tiles are incorporated in the Bell Tower. The exterior is of 1
storey flint and coursed rubble with fragments of Roman brick. Tiled roof
and restored lancets. The North West tower is crenellated. The rear elevation
has a half hipped roof. The interior has a nave and 2 aisles dating from
the C12. 4 bay nave, Windows are restored double and triple lancets. Wooden
roof. Interior has a piscina and a C13 sanctuary with an Easter Sepulchre.
Norman font with a C17 lid on a pulley attached to a wrought iron bracket.
Georgian wall monuments. Late C17 mace rest.

Nos 12, 13, 13A and the Church of St Peter form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1470257932

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