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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: CHURCH OF SAINT PETER

List entry Number: 1342174

Location

CHURCH OF SAINT PETER, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireDacorumDistrict AuthorityBerkhamsted

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355446

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SP9907 HIGH STREET (North Side)

814/1/8 Church of Saint Peter

29.07.50

GV II*

Latin cross plan, with tower at the crossing. Mainly C13 and C15, restored by Butterfield, 1871. Nave, aisles, clerestorey, transepts, chancel, north and south chapels. 2 C14 alter tombs with alabaster effigies. Later monuments intrude table tomb of 1682; wall monument with urn 1758, with bas reliefs 1787 and 1811, with carved figure 1823. John Cowper, father of the poet William Cowper, was Rector here for 34 years. The Church of Saint Peter and Smith-Dorrien Monument form a group.



Listing NGR: SP9935907754

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National Grid Reference: SP 99359 07754

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