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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.606 / 51°36'21"N

Longitude: -0.7015 / 0°42'5"W

OS Eastings: 490019

OS Northings: 190486

OS Grid: SU900904

Mapcode National: GBR D5L.9GM

Mapcode Global: VHDW5.SWHP

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46906

Location: Chepping Wycombe, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Chepping Wycombe

Built-Up Area: High Wycombe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Loudwater

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 99 SW
3/22 Church of St. Peter
- II
Parish church, formerly chapel of ease. Nave is 1788-90, with S. projection
added 1804, N. projection 1835, chancel and vestries 1901-3 by G.H.
Fellowes Prynne, and C20 W. porch. Older parts are of red and vitreous
brick with slate roofs; chancel and vestries are of red brick with stone
dressings and tiled roof W. end of nave has gabled brick porch. N. and
S. sides have projections, each with 2 hipped roof spurs and 3-bay fenestration.
Semi-circular arched windows with lunettes above, all leaded. N. projection
has gauged window arches, moulded brick eaves and 2 C20 brick buttresses;
S. projection has dentil eaves and ungauged arches. Chancel is in
Perpendicular style with cusped lancets to N. and S., and 5-light traceried
E. window with 4-centred arch. Stone hoodmoulds with carved foliage stops.
Vestries in similar style with traceried windows, the N. vestry now used
as chapel. Interior: N., S., and W., sides of nave have 2-storey wooden
colonnades and galleries with panelled balustrades. Doric columns.
Plaster ceiling cornice with acanthus, rosette and modillion ornament.
Triple chamfered chancel arch, segmental arches to N. and S. vestries. Low
pierced stone screen to chancel.
(Home Counties Magazine, Vol. III, 1901)

Listing NGR: SU9001990486

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