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St Peter's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdovey, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.5444 / 52°32'40"N

Longitude: -4.0431 / 4°2'34"W

OS Eastings: 261551

OS Northings: 296027

OS Grid: SN615960

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.DWQ1

Mapcode Global: VH4DS.V9YR

Plus Code: 9C4QGXV4+QQ

Entry Name: St Peter's Church

Listing Date: 14 October 1994

Last Amended: 14 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14302

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Above Sea View Terrace, approximately 50m E of junction with New Street.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Aberdovey (Aberdyfi)

Community: Aberdovey

Locality: Aberdyfi

Built-Up Area: Aberdovey

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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1832, chancel added later C19.


Tower, nave, chancel in grey brown stone, dressings (especially to chancel in bathstone, slate roofs. West tower with stepped crenellations; stepped diagonal buttresses, lancets to bell stage, small trefoil windows to lower stage (small rose window to W), clock; S tower doorway. Four bays to nave, stepped buttresses, 2-light windows with wooden cusped tracery. Lower chancel with small S window, E window in Decorated Style. Vestries/organ chamber to N.

Rear churchyard wall has arched entrance with stepped castellations over.


Entrance via tower S doorway; lobby with steps to L. Aisleless nave; rendered walls, coved and ribbed plaster ceiling. Exposed stone arch to chancel (brick walls, painted over), broad stone arch to organ chamber (N), hammer beam roof to chancel. Good glass (1872) to E window in memory of Maria Jane Pugh, of Craig-y-Don, Aberdyfi.

Reasons for Listing

Included as example of Pre-Victorian Gothic Revival church on prominent site. Group value

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