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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.


List entry Number: 1374280



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

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Drayton Bassett

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Feb-1964

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 272771

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14/19 Church of St. Peter 27.2.64 GV II*

Parish church. Probably C15 with rebuilding of 1793 and circa 1855. Ashlar; slate roof with coped verges. West tower, 3-bay nave, single- bay chancel all with diagonal buttresses, north-east vestry. West tower: C15. 3 stages marked by off-sets, crenellated parapet; massive buttress at north-west corner. Large pointed south doorway with wide chamfered jambs; the arch has 2 orders of half-roll and fillet and one order comprising 2 sunken chamfers separated by a fillet; small rectangular window above with hood mould; pointed belfry windows of 2 trefoil headed lights with quatrefoil above bounded by short supermullions. Nave: 1793. Pointed windows of 2 trefoil-headed lights and a single reticulation, hood moulds with foliated stops. Chancel: circa 1855. Pointed south door of 2 moulded orders; pointed east window of 3 lights with reticulated tracery and hood mould with foliated stops. Vestry: east door with Caernarvon arch head; north window of two trefoil headed lights. Interior: pointed and widely splayed door to tower; high pointed chancel arch; pointed door each side of the chancel. Nave roof has braced tie beams, the braces springing from stone corbels, arch braced collars, 2 pairs of purlins and a ridge piece, the chancel has an arch braced collar roof. West gallery housing the organ, served by a wooden staircase with splat balusters. Fittings: full set of C19 box pews; good oak pulpit of 1875, octagonal, Gothic style panels, brass balustrade; reading desk of 1875 with open panels. Wooden altar rail, pair of Gothic style arm chairs and altar table, all circa 1855; octagonal stone font, 5 columns with stiff-leaf capitals form the pedestal. Monuments: Sir Robert Peel (the statesman), died 1850, by White of Vauxhall Bridge Road, Gothic style, elaborate traceried canopy over a large inscription panel with black lettering, set within a panelled wooden enclosure. Aedicule to Sir Robert Peel, died 1830. Tablets to Samuel Cooper Esquire, died 1816; Dickenson family, circa 1846; John Webster, died 1849; Webster family, circa 1830; Alice Mayou, died 1837. Stained glass: all the windows of the nave and the east windows were inserted in 1875, nothing special.

Listing NGR: SK1929600209

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National Grid Reference: SK 19296 00209


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