This 12th-century church is now the library for St Edmund Hall. It is surrounded by an ancient churchyard with grand old trees.

Facts & Stats on the Church of St Peter-In-The-East (St Edmund Hall Library)

Go Historic ID
318650
Names
Church of St Peter-In-The-East (St Edmund Hall Library)
St. Peter-in-the-East
Dates
1140 and later

Visitor & Contact Information

National Grid Reference
SP 51857 06365

Essays on the Church of St Peter-In-The-East

Listed Building Description of the Church of St Peter-In-The-East

ST EDMUND HALL 1. 1485 Library (Formerly listed as the Church of St Peter-in-the-East) SP 5106 SE 9/387 12.1.54. I 2. Crypt, chancel and nave, circa 1140-50. North chapel added and chancel arch probably widened, circa 1230-40. Mid C13 North aisle and North arcade; the former rebuilt circa mid C14. Early C14, North-West tower added and nave extended to West. Chancel and nave walls heightened, possibly in 1481. Late Cl5 South porch. Early Cl6 vestry and chapel to West of Northchapel. Church restored by Edward Blore in 1835... view full text »

Source: The National Heritage List for England
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Resources for the Church of St Peter-In-The-East

  1. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Church of St Peter-In-The-East (St Edmund Hall Library) - Oxford, England