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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Lymm, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.3803 / 53°22'48"N

Longitude: -2.4609 / 2°27'39"W

OS Eastings: 369438

OS Northings: 387145

OS Grid: SJ694871

Mapcode National: GBR CY8B.0Z

Mapcode Global: WH98T.59DG

Plus Code: 9C5V9GJQ+4J

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423791

ID on this website: 101265847

Location: St Peter's Church, Oughtrington, Warrington, Cheshire, WA13

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Lymm

Built-Up Area: Lymm

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Oughtrington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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Church, 1871-2, by Slater and Carpenter at expense of C.G.Dewhurst, in
late C13 manner. Rock-faced grey snecked rubble sandstone with steep
grey slate roofs. 5-bay aisled nave with south porch, gabled south
vestry with truncated chimney, apsidal chancel, north-east spire.
Rose west window above 4 trefoiled lancets to aisles; clerestorey
windows of 2 trefoiled lancets with quatrefoil plate tracery; chancel
has heavy buttresses and early Geometrical windows to apse. Square
tower of 3 stages carries octagonal belfry with 2-light traceried
bell-openings and pinnacles on colonnettes, below corbel table which
carries a stone spire with (in order upwards) sex-, quinque-, quatre-,
trefoil and circular openings.
Interior. Cream stone pillars with brown bases and caps carry brown
clerestorey shafts which support arched collar-beam trusses of timber
and iron. Lean-to aisle roofs have exposed rafters. Full-height
shafts carry the stone vault of the chancel. Blank arcade of 3
trefoils beneath each window in apse. Glass in apse windows and south
aisle window by Kempe.

Listing NGR: SJ6943887145

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