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Basingstoke and Deane (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 58188 39707


SU 53 NE CANDOVER BROWN CANDOVER 21/13 26.4.57 Church of St Peter


1845, by Thomas Henry Wyatt (following the demolition of the medieval church in 1844). Aisleless nave of 7 bays and chancel of 2 bays, with a western tower attached to the south side of the last bay of the nave (acting as a porch), a small vestry at the south side of the west bay of the chancel. Generaly of Early English style, there is steep tile roofing. Walling is fine squared flintwork with stone dressings to windows, stepped buttresses (diagonal at corners), cill bands and plinth. Nave windows are coupled lights with simple tracery, the larger east (3-light) and west (4-light) windows being of Perpendicular appearance; the chancel windows are small lancets. The tower has 2 tall stages and supports a lead broach spire of medium height, with coupled openings to the belfry; the lower (but still tall) section has corner buttresses and short staircase turret. There is also a small projection at the west end of the nave, and attached to the tower with a small window formerly used (inside) as a recess for the font). Within the nave is spacious, with an open timber roof having tie-beams with decorated brackets, from which rise at the centre architraves and a vertical. The high pulpit is approached through a small door (from the Vestry). The Communion rails are C17 Flemish, with pierced panels in high relief containing putti amid floral designs. A small C16 brass is on the north wall of the chancel. Other fittings are in period, the total representing a stylish Gothic Revival building.

Listing NGR: SU5843039772


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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: 22 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/11487/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Glyn Edmunds . Source Historic England Archive
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