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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Galley Common, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5263 / 52°31'34"N

Longitude: -1.5332 / 1°31'59"W

OS Eastings: 431768

OS Northings: 292155

OS Grid: SP317921

Mapcode National: GBR 6KM.P5K

Mapcode Global: VHBWC.CRTN

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 14 November 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488172

Location: Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire, CV10

County: Warwickshire

District: Nuneaton and Bedworth

Town: Nuneaton and Bedworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Galley Common

Built-Up Area: Nuneaton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Galley Common

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


1727/0/10025 GALLEY COMMON
14-NOV-01 Church of St Peter

II

Church. 1909 by P. Morley Horder. Roughcast hollow terracotta blocks and steel stanchions. Clay plain tile roof with moulded pedimental gable ends.
PLAN: 7-bay nave and chancel under one roof and narrow north and south aisles with porches at the 'west' ends and a vestry at the 'east' end of the north aisle.
Domestic Revival style.
EXTERIOR: Nave roof carried down to low eaves over aisles which have 3-light casements with glazing bars and small cornices. Gabled 'transepts' and west front gable end with moulded pedimental gables, the west gable with 4-light pilastered windows and porches on left and right returns. Truncated bellcote on ridge crossing.
INTERIOR: Spacious timber interior with arcades with open arches and curved braces to collars of king-post trusses; arcading over wall-plate of 'crossing' bay and arcaded screen at 'east' end. Exposed pink terracotta block walls.
NOTE: The site was given by the Hickman family, owners of the local Haunchwood Colliery.
The Church of St Peter is an interesting economically built mission church designed by a distinguished Arts and Crafts architect.


Listing NGR: SP3176792156

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