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Statutory Address:

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South Lakeland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 49600 83390


SD 48 SE HEVERSHAM Heversham

2/6 Church of St Peter 12-2-62

G.V. 11*

Parish Church. C12 South arcade to nave, South arch and South porch probably C14; Chancel and North Vestry rebuilt during early C15; nave clerestory and South Chapel added or rebuilt late C15; North Chapel probably early C16. Considerable rebuilding and alteration in early C17 following a fire. Comprehensive restoration in 1868 by Paley and Austin including additional West Tower and rebuilding of Chancel arch and North arcade. Mostly limestone rubble with sandstone dressings, Vestry and East wall of Chancel coursed sandstone blocks. Lead roofs. Perpendicular style: Victorian additions. Early English. West Tower, nave with aisles, chancel with North and South chapels and North Vestry. Square 3-stage Tower with clasping buttresses to lower stages, stair turret to South West corner and small leaded spire. Gabled porch with pointed-arched openings with hood moulds: heavy oak studded inner door with early medieval ironwork. Shaft of Celtic cross in porch. Interior:3-bay nave, 2-bay Chancel. For full description, including fittings and memorials, see RCHM pp109-111.

Listing NGR: SD4960083390


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

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Date: 04 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/05135/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr CJ Wright. Source Historic England Archive
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