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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Preston, Rutland

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Latitude: 52.6122 / 52°36'43"N

Longitude: -0.7164 / 0°42'59"W

OS Eastings: 487008

OS Northings: 302371

OS Grid: SK870023

Mapcode National: GBR CSC.CNZ

Mapcode Global: WHFKV.ZL0T

Plus Code: 9C4XJ76M+VC

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 10 November 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187480

Also known as: Church of St Peter and St Paul, Preston

ID on this website: 101361558

Location: St Peter and St Paul's Church, Preston, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Preston

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Preston St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SK 8602 and SK 8702
Church of St Peter
and St Paul
Parish church. Late C12, early C13. nave, clerestory, tower, and porch late
C14. Rubble, ashlar, tiled roof. Nave, chancel, aisles, west tower, south porch.
Restored in 1856. Nave clerestory of 3 2 light Perpendicular windows. South
aisle has 3 2 light Perpendicular windows with hood mouldings and label stops.
North aisle has 3 2-light straight-headed Perpendicular windows with flat labels
and hood moulded arched doorway of c1200 to west end. Chancel is C15 and has
one 2-light Perpendicular window on north wall and so south wall. To the left
on the south wall of the chancel is a priest's door with finial and stained glass
light. Large "Decorated" East window wade in 1856 out of square-headed original.
Chancel clerestory has paired Perpendicular windows on north and south walls.
Late C14 south porch with small lights in returns. Embattled western tower with
2-light bell openings with a transom and a recessed spire with two tiers of lucarnes.
Interior: Norman north arcade of 3 bays. Circular pier and square abaci. Capitals
with scallops or waterleaf. First two arches have zig-zag decoration. South
arcade c.1250 circular abaci and double chamfered. Sedile with leaf capitals.
Decorated ogee-headed recess at east of south aisle. Stained glass in east window
by Gerente, 1856.

Listing NGR: SK8700802371

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