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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.

Name: THE PRIORY CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

List entry Number: 1077617

Location

THE PRIORY CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

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

County District District Type Parish
County of HerefordshireUnitary AuthorityLeominster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Jul-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459470

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History

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Details

LEOMINSTER

SO4959 The Priory Church of St Peter and St 808-1/1/3 Paul 24/07/54

GV I

Priory now parish church. C12, C13 and C14. Ashlar sandstone; lead roofs. Norman priory church to north, with west tower, and C19 north aisle; C13 parish church to centre; C14 south aisle with south-west porch. EXTERIOR: north front: leaded clerestory lights recessed under semicircular arches between pilaster buttresses, over pentice-roofed aisle with 5 lancet windows and 4 timber dormers. Tower: 2 tiers of quatrefoil-headed mullion lights; blind arcading to parapet and finials with ball-flower ornamentation; ornate west doorway with dogtooth mouldings to arches on carved capitals. West front: buttressed window with ornate tracery; Decorated window to south aisle. South front: five 4-light Decorated windows with ball-flower ornamentation; buttresses to parapet with trefoil-headed balustrading; Porch with moulded pointed arches on clustered colonnettes; panelled ceiling. East front: C14 east window, and south aisle window, with ball-flower ornamentation; plain light to north aisle, under moulded arch on colonnettes. INTERIOR: organ-case, dated 1739; wall painting; Kempe glass. (RCHME: Herefordshire: 111-114 (1); Price J: An Historical & Topographical Account of Leominster and Vicinity: Ludlow: 1795-: 78-123).

Listing NGR: SO4985359277

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Title: Inventory of Herefordshire III North West - Date: 1934 - Page References: 111-114
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Price, J - Title: An Historical and Topographical Account of Leominster and Vicinity - Date: 1795

National Grid Reference: SO 49852 59278

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