St Peter's Church, Paglesham

Church Details


Visited
28/12/2003
Locking Status
Open during daytime hours - this can vary though - so avoid very early or very late attempts to visit.
Built
Norman Nave/Chancel - C15 Tower
Website
http://www.paglesham.org.uk/church/paglesham_church_gallery.htm


External Images

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Norman nave and chancel.

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The stonework of the tower is from the 15th Century, and is 
almost entirely original.

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This porch was built during a 19th century restoration.

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15th Century embattled West tower with diagonal buttresses.

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Internal Images

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A beautiful church. And, fortunately for me, it was open when 
I visited. This pointed arch may once have been a semi-circular Norman chancel 
arch. Above can be seen the Royal Arms of George III, in their original 
position.

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At one time, there was, beneath this tower arch, a gallery for 
singers. The tower arch is supported by half-octagonal responds with moulded 
capitals and bases.

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Glass Images

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This East window shows St Peter walking on the water. It is a 
memorial to George F. Browning, who died aged 73, June 7th 1878.

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This glass in the south chancel wall is in memory of Zachary 
and Alice Pettit. Zachary Pettit was a benefactor towards the 1883 restoration.

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Hatchment Images

St Peter, Paglesham Church - For John Massu, or Langtons, Hornchurch and Paglesham, died 18 December 1807, aged 49.
 
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Postcard Images

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G. Bishop & Sons, Great Wakering.

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