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© Mr J M Pickering

IoE Number: 56631
Location: THE CHURCH OF ST PETER, MIDDLEWICH ROAD
  MINSHULL VERNON, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr J M Pickering
Date Photographed: 11 September 2001
Date listed: 20 December 1983
Date of last amendment: 20 December 1983
Grade II

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SJ 65NEMINSHULL VERNON C.P.MIDDLEWICH ROAD3/8The Church of St.PeterII

SJ 65NE MINSHULL VERNON C.P. MIDDLEWICH ROAD 3/8 The Church of St.Peter II Parish church, 1847-49 by John Matthews. Rock faced masonry with steep slate roof, a Commissioners' Church in Lancet style. 4 bay nave with narrower less lofty chancel. Asymmetrical projections north and south between nave and chancel are respectively the organ chamber and a small vestry. Projecting moulded plinth, corner and inter-window buttresses reducing at sill level, moulded sill band. Windows mainly lancets, with hood moulds, generally paired but three with stained glass to chancel gable. Gothic porch north at west end of nave has entrance flanked by single shafts. Coved eaves cornice, coping to gables and twin bell-cote with single bell. Modern vestry added to nave gable of no interest. Interior: Choir stalls, with poppyheads, flank the chancel and front the organ. The nave benches are similar. Eagle lectern with crocketted pinnacle base. Trefoil headed sedilia to chancel north wall. Oak pulpit with stone base with access from the vestry. Moulded sanctuary arch supported on three coupled shafts. Nave roof has hammer beam arched trusses with curved braces above high collar, exposed rafters and boarded soffits. The chancel roof is of braced collared rafters. Oak framed war memorial with gilded crucifix.

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