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CHURCH OF ST PETER AND HOLY CROSS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER AND HOLY CROSS

List entry Number: 1179499

Location

CHURCH OF ST PETER AND HOLY CROSS, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wherwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 139713

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WHERWELL CHURCH STREET

116/9/33 Church of St Peter and Holy Cross

- II*

Parish church, being a replacement of a double-aisled medieval building, which may have been part of the adjoining Benedictine Nunnery. 1856-8, by Woodyer. Nave and aisles of 4 bays, chancel, north vestry, western bell turret, and south porch. Tiled roof, continued above the aisles without a clerestory. Flint walls with stone dressings; buttresses, geometrical windows, cill banding to the chancel, plinth. Within, the north aisle at the west end has some built-in sculptured fragments, and there is an effigy of a nun on a modern base, an altar tomb of 1551 (to Sir Owen West with early Renaissance details, and a medieval corbel made from part of a Saxon cross (with interlaced carving).



Listing NGR: SU3913140918

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National Grid Reference: SU 39146 40822

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