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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dorsington, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1455 / 52°8'43"N

Longitude: -1.8077 / 1°48'27"W

OS Eastings: 413254

OS Northings: 249708

OS Grid: SP132497

Mapcode National: GBR 4M7.KRF

Mapcode Global: VHB0P.MB6L

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483121

Location: Dorsington, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Dorsington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Dorsington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


1931-1/5/41 (East side)
05/04/67 Church of St Peter


Church. 1754-8, probably on earlier foundations, with c1870
restorations and chancel. Brick laid to Flemish bond on
coursed blue lias rubble plinth, with ashlar dressings;
steeply pitched renewed graduated stone slate roofs.
PLAN: 2-bay nave, small square chancel and west tower.
EXTERIOR: flush quoins and coped gables. Chancel has coped
gable with cross, east window with Y tracery, single-chamfered
light to north and 2-light straight-headed south window. Nave
has modillioned brick cornice; 2 windows of 2 single-chamfered
trefoil-headed lights, probably 1870s.
3-stage tower has 2 string courses and plain stone-coped brick
parapet with plain stone pinnacles; west entrance has plain
moulded ashlar arch to plank door; top stage has blind
segmental-headed windows with inset lights.
INTERIOR: 4-bay roof has king post trusses with braces and
iron straps; double-chamfered chancel arch with corbels,
chancel roof has stop-chamfered members and boarding.
FITTINGS: mostly 1870s, chancel has enriched panelling and
altar rail on arched supports, plain pews with blind tracery
to ends; pulpit, possibly reconstructed, has early C17
enriched round-arched panels and late C17 foliate panels, top
cornice with egg-and-dart; prayer desk has similar cornice and
linen-fold panels; octagonal Perpendicular font is plain with
rich string course and cornice on mid C17 base with faceted
panels, some C17 graffiti; painted 1870s charity panel.
STAINED GLASS: some C19 and C20 glass; good C19 east window.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth:
1966-: 286).

Listing NGR: SP1325449708

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