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Ropsley, St Peter
Ropsley, St Peter
Ropsley, St Peter

St Peter's has architecture from the 11th to the 17th century, including Anglo-Saxon work in the nave, Norman and Early English arcades, and a Decorated broach spire.

The porch, with its Latin inscription carries the date 1486.

This intriguing church occupies a prominent position above the village.

September 2013

Ropsley, St Peter church, broach spire
Ropsley, St Peter, Bench End
Ropsley, St Peter, Bench End
Ropsley, St Peter, Bench End

The ends of several benches of medieval origin are carved with poppy heads.

September 2013

Ropsley, St Peter church, bench end poppy head
Ropsley, St Peter, Grotesque
Ropsley, St Peter, Grotesque
Ropsley, St Peter, Grotesque

A small grotesque carving in the interior of St Peter's.

September 2013

Ropsley, St Peter grotesque
Ropsley, St Peter, war memorial
Ropsley, St Peter, war memorial
Ropsley, St Peter, war memorial

The First World War memorial.

Mark Acton, 2014

Ropsley, St Peter church, first world war memorial