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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Inkberrow, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2131 / 52°12'47"N

Longitude: -1.9778 / 1°58'40"W

OS Eastings: 401613

OS Northings: 257205

OS Grid: SP016572

Mapcode National: GBR 2HL.BR6

Mapcode Global: VHB06.NMST

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148348

Location: Inkberrow, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR7

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Inkberrow

Built-Up Area: Inkberrow

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Inkberrow

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Description

SP 01 57; 10/74

INKBERROW CP,
CHURCH ROAD (south side)

Church of St Peter

30.07.59

GV

I

Parish church. Early C15 incorporating probably C12 foundations, with late
C15, early C16 and 1784 alterations; 1887 restoration by Ewan Christian.
Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. West tower, nave, chancel, north aisle and
north chapel, north porch, south transept.

West tower: early C15, four
stages, crenellated parapet, corner pinnacles, gargoyles below parapet;
belfry stage: two trefoiled light window under 2-centred head; second stage:
small square-headed window; west window on first stage: four cinquefoil
lights under 2-centred head in chamfered reveal with label; west door:
4-centred arch with label. Nave and north aisle: early C15, aisle added late
C15; north wall: five bays divided by stepped buttresses capped by pinnacles,
crenellated parapet wall with moulded string course below, chamfered plinth;
north porch in second bay from west rebuilt late C19: ogee-headed door with
label, north door has 2-centred head with roll moulding and label, windows
of three 2-centred lights under 2-centred head, the eastern window with four
rather than three lights; south wall: four bays, three to west have three
trefoiled light windows under 2-centred head in chamfered reveal; between
two west windows a door with pointed segmental arch of two chamfered orders;
east bay filled by south transept (Dormston Chapel) of 1784: three trefoiled
light window under 2-centred head. Chancel: largely rebuilt 1887, small
portion of C14 work in north wall with two trefoiled light window with square
head; east window: three trefoiled lights under segmental pointed head; south
wall: eastern window of two trefoiled lights under 2-centred heads, west
window of two trefoiled lights under square head; priests' door between with
pointed segmental head, chamfered surround.

INTERIOR: nave: tall tower arch
with 2-centred head and two chamfered orders moulded continuously down jambs,
containing organ; four-bay arcade to north aisle: 2-centred arches of two
chamfered orders on octagonal columns with simple moulded capitals; arch to
south transept: 2-centred arch with two chamfered orders, the inner dying
into the responds; chancel arch 2-centred with two chamfered orders, responds
have engaged shafts. Chancel: three-seat sedillia, each with a trefoiled
head and piscina with 2-centred head in south wall. Roofs: all late C19;
chancel: three-bay arch-braced collar roof; nave: Tudor arched barrel vault,
plastered with timber ribs; lean-to roof over north aisle, south transept
has rafter roof with scissor braces. Fittings: pulpit at south-east corner
of nave, late C18 with Gothick panels; C17 communion table in north chapel;
memorial to John Savage, died 1631 in south transept, table tomb bearing
recumbent stone effigy with canopy supported on Corinthian columns, soffit
of canopy has Gothic quatrefoil panels with sub-cusping, an interesting
example of Gothic survival; square font on square pier, each side decorated
with three medallions, bearing designs including lamb, cross and fleur-de-lys,
soffit decorated with dog tooth ornament, c1200. Glass: east window north
chapel C15 fragments in head and in west window of north aisle.

Listing NGR: SP0161357205

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