CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1163042
Date first listed:
27-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PETER, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Blackburn with Darwen (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 69432 22223

Details

SD 62 SE DARWEN CHURCH STRESS

4/16 Church of St. Peter - GV II*

Church, formerly dedicated to the Holy Trinity, 1827-9, by Rickman and Hutchinson. Fine sandstone, slate roof of low pitch, hipped over east end. West tower, nave and sanctuary in one, north and south aisles with porches. Perpendicular style. Three-stage tower has set-back buttresses with scrolled weatherings, short extensions to 1st stage on north and south sides with diagonal buttresses, a diagonal stair turret piercing the buttress on the north west corner, moulded string courses on 2 levels, an arched west doorway under a square hoodmould, above this a flat-headed cinquefoil window recessed with hollowed surround, arched 5-light belfry louvres with Perpendicular tracery and similarly hollowed surrounds, and battlements with 8 flat-topped pinnacles. Very regular 7-bay nave and aisles, both with plain parapets, windows with hoodmoulds: clerestory has flat-headed windows of 3 cinquefoil-headed lights; aisles have buttresses with scrolled weatherings, transomed windows of 2 cinquefoil lights with Perpendicular tracery in the Tudor-arched heads, and in the 2nd bay embattled gabled porches (that on the north side with side entrance). Three-sided apsidal east end has 3 windows like those of the aisles. Vestry at east end of north side. Interior: 7-bay Perpendicular arcade carried on piers with cyma moulding continued in the arches. Slim shafts on the nave side of the columns formerly continued in plaster through the clerestory to corbels of beams of flat ceiling, but all interior plaster now removed; galleries on three sides, ground floor at west end now partitioned (with panelling formerly in church of St. George). Central chancel window by Shrigley and Hunt 1896. War Memorial reredos and tablet 1923.

Listing NGR: SD6943222223

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Online. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 29 August 2017.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
184687
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 29 August 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/192317

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06416/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Rodney Calbrade. Source Historic England Archive
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