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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Maxey, City of Peterborough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6576 / 52°39'27"N

Longitude: -0.3455 / 0°20'43"W

OS Eastings: 512009

OS Northings: 307932

OS Grid: TF120079

Mapcode National: GBR GX8.9H8

Mapcode Global: WHGLZ.NGPH

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 15 December 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331592

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50162

Location: Maxey, Peterborough, PE6

County: City of Peterborough

Civil Parish: Maxey

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Maxey St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

1.
5141 MAXEY HIGH STREET
(south side)
Church of St Peter
TF 10 NW 3/360 15.12.55
I
2.
Built of coursed stone and ashlar with lead and slate roof. Norman nave
with early C15 clerestory windows the small Norman clerestory windows
can be seen from inside.
North aisle has straight headed Decorated windows. South aisle has C19
windows, south doorway with panels inside arch with angled heads. C19
south porch. C13 chancel with 2-light south windows one with Y tracery,
the other has foiled circle and a 3-light Perpendicular east window.
Small, late C13 treasury on south east of chancel with lancets, some with
iron grilles and vaulted.
Chantry chapel on north side of chancel founded 1367 but rebuilt C15 with
large Perpendicular windows and battlements.
West tower in 4 storeys, the first 3 stages early C12, the lower 2 have
thin flat buttresses strengthened in C14 with buttress set-offs. The
third stage is arcaded on a corbel table, the centre arch contains 2-light
bell openings. The top stage of the tower is Perpendicular and has battlements.
Interior: early C12 tower arch, the arch itself remodelled. Two bay Norman
north arcade with window piers with scalloped capitals and heavy square
abaci and roll moulded arches. Late C12 south arcade with circular piers,
light square abaci, scalloped capitals and 2 chamfered arches with nailhead
decoration. C13 chancel with fine arch between chapel and north aisle
with pierced cusps and sub cusps.
Sedilia and Piscina with ogee arches and crocketed gables. Perpendicular
Easter Sepulchre with ogee arch and quatrefoiling. C18 font. VCH Northants
Vol II.


Listing NGR: TF1200907932

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